Careers in our Children's Residential Services

Aspirations is committed to the recruitment and development of staff of the highest calibre, in order to provide the best possible standard of care to children and young people living with us. Our aim is to create a balanced staff team taking into consideration such things as gender, age, experience and qualifications, to maximise opportunities for the support and guidance of children and young people.

It is essential that applicants wanting to work as part of the Children’s residential team that they have:

  • Minimum of Level 2 health & social care or other relevant qualification working with Children
  • At least 2 years direct experience of working with children and young people aged 11- 17

Residential care workers working in our children’s homes undertake a comprehensive induction programme with their first weeks of employment. Aspirations Children and Young People's dedicated training team will deliver the following mandatory training as part of all employees’ induction;

The Mandatory training provided includes:

  • First aid
  • Health and safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Moving and Handling back acre as above
  • Food safety and nutrition
  • Infection control
  • Safeguarding adults and children at risk
  • Medication training
  • Self-Harm/Ligature
  • PBM (positive behaviour management) training

In addition on induction you will be trained to:

  • Understand Your Role
  • Your Personal Development
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Work in a Person Centred Way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and Dignity
  • Basic Life Support
  • Understand Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Domestic violence.
  • Professional Boundaries
  • Recording skills
  • Mental health
  • Substance Misuse
  • Sexual Health and relationships
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Work in a Person Centred Way

 

Please note that all residential care workers will progress to a minimum of the QCF Level Three Diploma For Children and Young Peoples Workforce.

Our recruitment and selection policies and procedures reflect a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff working directly with children and young people are subject to “Safer Recruitment Checks” which include Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS) checks and the uptake of a minimum of two references before individuals commence employment.

Please see below for our current vacancies. If you would like to apply please download and fill out the application form and email back to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Are you interested in working for a forward thinking, caring company like Aspirations? if so - this opportunity could be for you!

We are looking for experienced Support Workers, who have successfully worked with Children who have challenging behaviour. So, if you have the experience and also NVQ level 2/3 in CYP we would love to hear from you!

Are you interested in working for a forward thinking, caring company like Aspirations? if so - this opportunity could be for you!

We are looking for experienced Support Workers, who have successfully worked with Children who have challenging behaviour. So, if you have the experience and also NVQ level 2/3 in CYP we would love to hear from you!

Are you interested in working for a forward thinking, caring company like Aspirations? if so - this opportunity could be for you!

We are looking for experienced Support Workers, who have successfully worked with Children who have challenging behaviour. So, if you have the experience and also NVQ level 2/3 in CYP we would love to hear from you!

Are you interested in working for a forward thinking, caring company like Aspirations? if so - this opportunity could be for you!

We are looking for experienced Support Workers, who have successfully worked with Children who have challenging behaviour. So, if you have the experience and also NVQ level 2/3 in CYP we would love to hear from you!

To take responsibility for the overall running and management of a duel registered children’s home based in Ombersley, Worcester.