Could you change the life of a looked after child?
What to expect
Expect to laugh and cry with our children. We are responsible for looking after children coming from difficult environments and have been placed into care. You will work in one of our residential children’s homes as part of a small professional team. You will need to be resilient and you will be tested at times. You will work on a shift pattern that includes nights, weekends, and bank holidays.
Why work with us?
We are all about our staff and supporting our young people. Our mission is “To improve the opportunities for the children and young people in our care and education; so that they can live fulfilled and useful lives.”
We support our staff to grow with us and develop. If you have no experience, we will support you in completing the level 4 Children and Young People’s workforce qualification. If you are looking to develop into a managerial role, we will support you in completing a level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management.
How we support you
We recognise this is a challenging but rewarding job and we offer a competitive salary and employee benefits to show our appreciation for your hard work. You will be supported daily by a close team, a Trainee Registered Manager, Registered Manager, plus the Area Manager, the HR and Training Team and our mental well-being service.
What others say
Staff provide nurturing care to children. They are well trained in the homes therapeutic approach. Children’s progress in response to this model of care is exceptional. Consequently, their life chances are significantly enhanced’ (Ofsted, Jan 2020).
To view our school based careers and opportunities, please refer directly to our school websites where vacancies and application information will be shared. Links are provided in this section on the right.
Our homes are across the West Midlands around Stoke, Stafford and Telford. The homes are in urban, sub-urban, village and rural locations. The homes are modern and well furnished, with gardens and ample parking. The children and young people we care for enjoy a homely environment and also have access to local amenities
The Place Residential Care
Our homes are in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire, near to Grantham, Nottingham and Leicester. Set in rural settings in spacious farmhouses; the homes are well furnished, with gardens and ample parking. The children and young people we care for enjoy a homely environment and also have access to local amenities.
Get in touch
If you would like to contact Edison Young People, please complete this form. We would be very happy to hear from you.
Our schools can also be contacted through their individual websites.