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Cherry Trees

Children's Care Workers

Job Type

Salary

Location

Permanent

Region

£16,000 - £20,000

Posted Date

South East

24 February 2022

Surrey

Closing Date

3 February 2022

Could you be the newest member of our team?

Working at Cherry Trees is a truly unique experience, one that allows you to feel proud of your work every single day. We are leaders in our field, with over 40 years of experience caring for young people with disabilities, which is showcased through our superb Ofsted rating.

Successful candidates will be joining an experienced team who are always happy to help, guide you through new challenges and inspire you to work hard each day.

Being a carer at Cherry Trees is a also fun and sociable, with friendships built for life forming within our walls. Working in the idyllic Surrey Hills setting is just a bonus!

Students who maybe looking for a sandwich year placement or a part-time job are also welcome to join us.

Working in shifts (morning/evening/weekend), you will be part of a team of carers looking after children and young people who come to Cherry Trees for respite care. You'll have a chance to play, read, dance, paint and more... you're inner child will be sure to come out here all the while supporting a vulnerable child and allowing their family a much needed time to relax and recuperate.

Shift patterns are typically:

- Early shift of 7am - 2.15pm
- Late shift of 1.45pm - 9pm
- Day shifts of 10am - 6pm

Shift patterns are 3-weekly with the Christmas period off. Holiday period is also specified and is in sync with the house closure periods.

Full-training is provided, with a chance to gain a Diploma Level 3 and build your career with us.
Location: East Clandon, Surrey
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 per annum

Please see below for the job description. If you wish to apply, please provide us with either a cover letter and CV or a cover letter and completed application form. Bank staff are also welcomed.

If you have any questions or want to chat to one of our friendly, experienced care team, please email care@cherrytrees.org.uk or telephone 01483 222506. We are always happy to chat!

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