Job Vacancy

Residential Social Care Worker

We are recruiting across our network of homes in Nottingham, Newark, Goole and Selby. Full-time, part-time and casual positions available

A welcome payment of £250.00 is payable upon joining with a further £250.00 paid upon successful completion of probation period (subject to tax and NI deductions)


Full time roles available 37.5 hours per week, along with part time roles available 23 hours per week, shift pattern to include days, evenings, nights, weekends, bank holidays and awake nights (from 10.00pm to 8.30am). Some lone working will be required. Casual roles also available. For sleep ins, we pay an additional £45 (approximately 8 per month for full time roles).

The Role
At YMCA Robin Hood Group we recognise that there is a real need for safe and nurturing homes for vulnerable children.

If you would like to work for an organisation who genuinely cares about its employees, offers an excellent benefit package, believes in training and development and enables staff to be the very best they can be, then this may be the role for you.

We will support you to achieve your Diploma level 3 and 5 qualifications and maximise your potential within the Children’s Residential service.

Your role as a Residential Social Care Worker will be to provide care and support to children and young people living in our residential homes.

You will work with the children every day to increase their social skills, education, health, and independence, as well as helping them to develop confidence and emotional well-being. You will ensure that they are safeguarded at all times whilst in your care. You will also plan and join in with activities and undertake a range of administrative tasks for which you will be trained in.




Our ideal candidate will have the Diploma 3 Health and Social Care qualification and experience of working in residential social care environments however this is not essential. If you want to support children and young people, have an interest in self-development and learning and consider yourself a good team player we would love to hear from you.

We have commissioned the services of a Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Lead Practitioner who is responsible for the delivery of a Trauma informed Clinical Model of care. The clinician  supports our staff and young people directly to complete assessment, training and evaluation which encourages knowledge transfer from training into practice.

YMCA prides itself on being a welcoming, supportive workplace. Our fantastic benefits package includes generous annual leave, continuous professional development, YMCA Gym membership, access to healthcare cash-back, free private counselling sessions, a sociable and friendly workplace environment, green travel loans and flexible and family friendly working conditions.

This post is subject to a DBS check at an Enhanced level and registration to the Update Service, (which we will pay for). Please note a full and thorough application form is required to meet Ofsted requirements and if successful timely completion of pre employment checks will also be required.

How to apply
To apply, please send your CV to with the subject line “Residential Social Care Worker”.


Job Details

Residential Social Care Worker

Department: Children’s Residential Care
Responsible to: Assistant Manager and Registered Manager
Location: Nottingham, Newark, Goole and Selby
Hours: Full-time, part-time and casual available
Salary: £20,000 per annum, plus £45 per sleep in



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We reserve the right to close this advert as soon as required upon appointing to the vacancy.

YMCA Robin Hood Group is committed to promoting diversity and practicing equality of opportunity.

We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults.