Children Education and Skills

Newcastle Upon Tyne


Part time

£18,198 per annum pro rata (£8,259 actual salary for 16 hrs inclusive of living wage)

Do you enjoy working with children and young people? Do you want an employer who will support you to have the career that is right for you?

If this is you - then Newcastle City Council is the place for you!

We are looking for an experienced person to join our residential children’s homes as a domestic member of staff.

The position is located at Slatyford Lane, (Denton Burn) Children’s home

Working in children’s homes you will play an integral part supporting our residential team to provide high quality care and support to young people with complex needs.

To succeed as a domestic member of staff you must be able to build relationships with young people and carers, complete domestic tasks to a high standard, and be committed to ensuring our children’s homes are homely, comfortable and well maintained.

Working in Newcastle we will encourage you to be creative and progress your career and working with us you will receive:

• A dedicated 5-day induction

• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually

• A range of flexible working options

• Access to Mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives

• Access to a generous, defined benefit pension scheme

• Access to home electronics and car leasing schemes

If you want to find out more about the role you can speak with Craig Fitzgibbon on 0191 2771060

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful, we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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This post attracts the Newcastle Living Wage supplement. In addition to the hourly rate, this post will receive the Newcastle Living Wage supplement to bring the hourly rate up to a minimum of £9.90 an hour.


Closing date:

6 October 2022

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