Childrens Home Residents enjoying a canal boat trip
Childrens Home Residents enjoying a canal boat trip

Salary: £22,357 to £24,015 full time equivalent (depending on experience)

Part time permanent positions available

16 hours per week – Pro rata salary £9,668 to £10,385 per annum

24 hours per week – Pro rata salary £14,502 to £15,578 per annum

32 hours per week – Pro rata salary £19,336 to £20,770 per annum

11 weeks equivalent holidays, including bank hols, to be used in school holidays.


An enthusiastic, versatile part time Residential Care Worker is required to join our established team within our Children’s Care Home.

Doncaster Deaf Trust Children’s Homes operates under the auspices of Doncaster Deaf Trust. We are registered to provide care and support for up to 9 young Deaf children in two residential settings. We are located in the grounds of Doncaster School for the Deaf and Communication Specialist College -Doncaster. We have strong links with the school and college and provide residential provision for school children attending the Doncaster School for the Deaf.

We are currently looking for a part time individual to work day’s and evenings, on a shift basis. You will also be required to sleep in (min one night max two nights per week), paid in addition to the annual salary.

As a Residential Care Worker you will have passion and commitment to deliver the highest standards of care to our residents.


Key responsibilities:

  • Contribution to the day to day running and effective management of the Children’s Care home
  • Safeguarding the health and safety of residents
  • Contributing to the social and emotional development of residents


Can you demonstrate:

  • Experience of working in a caring environment, as an employee or voluntary work
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills, and an ability to work with children and young people.
  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm, sensitivity and a caring attitude whilst working with children.
  • BSL skills would be an advantage


If you are interested in joining our Children’s Care Home, you would be welcome to contact the Registered Care Manager to have an informal discussion, or to arrange to visit the home prior to submitting your application. Please contact Kate Warner on 01302 386747 or email to arrange.

For an application form please email Human Resources at

Job Description

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Closing date for applications: 21st May 2024

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Trust is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children