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Residential Worker

The National Horseracing College seeks to employ a Residential Worker to join its enthusiastic, vibrant, and hardworking team.  As one of only two specialist horseracing colleges in the UK, this third-sector provider delivers training for people in both racing and other equine industries.  Located in the scenic grounds of a private estate near Doncaster, it achieved Ofsted Grade 2 for overall effectiveness and Grade 1 for both Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development in December 2022.

The role of the Residential Worker is to supervise and provide pastoral care and support to learners during the hours they are not in formal evening programme classes / lectures or on the yards with the horses.  They are responsible for discipline, administering and maintaining learner records, and the completion of appropriate accident reporting documentation for incidents / accidents that occur outside of normal working hours, including weekends.

Residential staff are allowed to sleep on shift, from the hours of midnight to 5.30am if all learners are safe and accounted for, and there are no issues in the Residential block.

To be selected for this interesting, challenging role, you must have experience of working with young people, preferably within a residential setting with excellent communication skills.

The Residential Team works a six-week rota, the hours of work for this position are as follows:

  • Week 1 – Monday – 8.00pm to 8.00am & Saturday and Sunday 5.30pm to 10.30pm
  • Week 2 – Nil
  • Week 3 – Friday 5.00pm – 10.30pm & Saturday & Sunday 5.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Week 4 – Friday 6.00pm – 8.00am
  • Week 5 – Friday 5.00pm – 10.30pm & Saturday & Sunday 5.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Week 6 – Friday 5.00pm – 10.30pm & Saturday & Sunday 5.30pm – 10.30pm

Salary – £8,139.56 per annum.

There is an expectation / opportunity for you to pick up extra hours / shifts with holiday cover.

Included is a holiday entitlement of 25 days (+ Bank Hols) (pro-rata), Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), and Life Assurance (2x salary).

The selected applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The College meets equality and diversity, health and safety and safeguarding children and young people requirements.

For further details on the job role and person specification contact:

Aimee Collins on (01302) 864775

Email: a.collins@theNHC.co.uk

Applications are by CV and covering letter which should outline why you believe you will be a fit for this role.  Please note – CVs without a full employment history or an explanation for gaps in employment will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 23rd May 2024.

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