Bank Staff for residential childrens homes

Weymouth and Poole

Lily staffing solutions are currently looking for cover for children's homes in Weymouth

The settings have a maximum of 2 residents and are run as family homes providing a safe, comfortable, and supportive home for young people who are in care who have experienced trauma and/or neglect.

The shifts are varied start times, we can be flexible to suit your situation, although the latest start time we can accommodate is 5pm when there is a sleep in involved. Sleep ins are paid at £75 and it is rare that you will be disturbed during the night.

Example of shifts 7.30am- 3pm or 2pm-11.30pm Sleep in until 7.30 am. Rates of pay are dependent on times of shifts and days worked.

We are always looking for weekend cover which is paid at £13.45- £15.33 per hour + sleep in pay. Rates during weekdays are between £11.06-12.44 all wages are paid weekly

Experience of working with young people is a must for this role although transferable skills could also be acceptable.

Ideal skills

  • Able to respond calmly / react in a crisis / emergency situation.
  • Able to deal with challenging situations.
  • Work professionally maintaining confidentiality and professional boundaries.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good assessment skills.
  • Open, honest, and reliable.
  • Computer literate and excellent telephone manner.
  • Practical skills i.e. cooking and domestic tasks.
  • Good standards of hygiene and personal presentation.
  • Empathetic and caring outlook.
  • Ability to challenge discrimination/ oppression.
  • The ability to work within clear guidelines without constant supervision and be willing to use initiative.

If you are looking for regular extra hours and have a genuine intertest in making a difference to young lives we would love to talk to you

We offer all of our staff the opportunity for career and personal development through accredited courses we will fund.

Lily Staffing operate safer recruitment, all roles will be subject to DBS and employment checks

We are looking for staff to start ASAP if you have your DBS on the update service and we can complete checks you could have work within a few days

In accordance with its Equal Opportunities Policy, Lily Staffing Solutions will provide equal opportunities to all employees and job applicants and will not discriminate either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.


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