Bank Staff - Residential Care vacancy at The Deaf Academy

Salary: 24882.00
Job Type: Part Time
Contact Name: Jenna Spelman
Location: The Deaf Academy, EX8 2AU
Closing Date: 03/03/2024 23:59

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The academy may therefore close the vacancy ahead of the current advertised date
Start Date: Based on candidate availability
Contracted Term: TTO - Term time only
Hours per week: 0.00
Weeks per year: 38.000
Contract Type: Casual
Department: Residential Care
Pay Grade: Residential Care
Additional Salary/Benefits Information
Full sponsorship and support in completing British Sign Language qualifications, up to Level 3
Opportunity to undertake Level 3 Children and Young People’s Diploma

Job Advert

Bank Staff - Residential Care

Join our award-winning team. Interested in Residential Care, but want to try the role first or need more flexibility? We are also looking to recruit Bank Residential Care Staff. The role will involve working as and when required by the Academy on shifts and may include evenings and weekends.

Are you passionate about wanting to make a difference to young people’s lives? Do you want a job that is varied and rewarding, where you’ll also be getting out and about planning and organising social activities locally and further afield? No experience is necessary. We’ll provide full training, including British Sign Language (BSL) training.

We’re seeking enthusiastic and committed Residential Care Workers to join us at the Deaf Academy. Be part of an inspiring team supporting our students (aged 9-25) to develop their independent living skills, whilst supporting their education. Every day as a Residential Care Worker is different. You’ll be supporting our young people who live in our Academy Residential flats to develop their independent living skills, as well as organising social activities, for example, activities in the local community, trips to the beach, cinema or bowling, as well as watching games at Exeter City or Exeter Chiefs and trips to Thorpe Park and other attractions.

Working with us you can be certain that you are part of a team that does its utmost to inspire and enable our young people to thrive.

The hourly rate for this role starts from £12.20ph, including holiday pay and increases with completion of L3 NVQ H&SC and L1, 2 and 3 BSL qualifications.

File Attachments

File Name Description
Residential Care Worker JD PS.docx RCW Job Description and Person Specification

Safeguarding Information

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS check is required.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands and final warnings that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).

The Academy is a Disability Committed Employer in promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff. The Academy is also signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant in supporting ex-service personnel in recognising their skills and experience.


Organisational Fit
A commitment to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and to following the Academy safeguarding and child protection policy and procedures