For an application form and job description please apply in writing to:

Head of Human Resources
Novalis Trust
Ebley House
235 Westward Road
Ebley, Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 4SX
United Kingdom

Alternatively, please email: jobs@novalis-trust.org.uk

Halfway Café Worker part time (2 roles)

1)A vacancy exists supporting all aspects of the Halfway Café and work experience centre, duties to include:

Supporting and working with the work experience students/residents to ensure that they benefit from meaningful working arrangements;

Preparing a variety of foods and refreshments; Serving/clearing tables and washing up;

Maintaining a clean and hygienic working environment, internally and externally, assisting with deliveries and reporting any discrepancies.

Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Hours of work: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12:00-3:00.

52 weeks per annum

Holidays: 28 days pro rata per annum

2)A vacancy exists supporting all aspects of the Halfway Café and work experience centre, duties to include:

Supporting and working with the work experience students/residents to ensure that they benefit from meaningful working arrangements;

Preparing a variety of foods and refreshments; Serving/clearing tables and washing up;

Maintaining a clean and hygienic working environment, internally and externally, assisting with deliveries and reporting any discrepancies.

Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Hours: Monday 9:00am -5:00pm / Tuesday 9:00am -5:00pm / Friday 9:00am-5:00pm / Sunday 10.00am – 4.30pm

52 weeks per annum

Holiday: 28 days pro rata per annum

Cleaner at Paradise House

Paradise House is a beautiful Residential Home (on the main bus route) set in the Painswick Valley, for adults with learning disabilities aged 18-65 who live within the four homes. The cleaner will be based in one of the houses providing a homely and caring environment for adults with learning disabilities. The successful candidate will have an active role in ensuring the house is kept clean and tidy whilst maintaining the homely environment and should be self motivated with the ability to work flexibly within the Domestic Team.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 9am to 2:30pm

52 weeks per annum

Holidays: 28 days paid holiday per annum (pro rata as a part time role)

Novalis Trust is committed to Safeguarding. All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.

Full Time Care Worker for Paradise House

Paradise House is a beautiful Residential Home (on the main bus route), set in the Painswick Valley caring for adults with learning disabilities aged 18-65 who live within 4 house groups.

Every Care Worker works a two week fixed rota, which includes three overnight shifts one week and two the following week. There is an expectation that carers work every weekend, which is a Saturday on one week and a Sunday the following week. On average, care workers will have three days off per week (generally 2 weekdays and 1 day each weekend), in addition to some weekday mornings.

The post would suit those interested in developing a career in care whilst also acquiring and developing skills and experience. Staff are offered regular professional supervision and access to a comprehensive training programme including QCF3, and other training to help support the role.

Example of earnings (pre-QCF3): up to £2,000 average per month, depending upon number of shifts worked. Higher rates of pay apply with QCF3.

Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.

Cafe Supervisor

Assisting in running café

A permanent vacancy exists for a Supervisor, supporting all aspects of the Halfway House Café and work experience centre. Duties to include:-

Preparing food, drinks and cake baking; Assisting as needed with all operational aspects of running the café; Supporting and working with the work experience students; maintaining a clean and hygienic working environment; taking responsibility for the running of the café in the absence of Senior Supervisors.

The Halfway Café is part of Cotswold Chine School in Box, near Stroud. The school offers a caring environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young people who in some cases have experienced childhood trauma and adversity and who as a result have complex needs.

Hours of Work: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am – 5pm

Alternate Saturday or Sunday 10:00am – 4:30pm (with some flexibility)

52 weeks per annum

Holidays: 28 days per annum

Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.

Full Time Key Worker required for Cotswold Chine School

Cotswold Chine School, in Box, nr Stroud offers a unique, caring environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young people aged 7-19 who live within our house groups. The Trust supports young people who in some cases have experienced childhood trauma and adversity and who as a result have complex needs.

Every Key Worker works a two week fixed rota, which includes two overnight shifts each week. There is an expectation that Key Workers work every weekend, which is a Saturday one week and a Sunday the following week. On average, Key Workers will have three/four days off per week (generally 2 weekdays and 1 day each weekend) in addition to some weekday mornings.

The post would suit those interested in developing a career in care whilst also acquiring and developing skills and experience. Staff are offered regular professional supervision and access to a comprehensive training programme including QCF3, and other training to help support the role.

Example of earnings (pre-QCF3): £2,000 average per month before tax, depending upon number of shifts worked. Higher rates of pay apply with QCF3.

Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.

Job Type: Full-time/ Permanent

Support Cleaner and Domestic Support needed for both Paradise House and Cotswold Chine School.

Paradise House is a beautiful Residential Home set in the Painswick Valley, for adults with learning disabilities aged 18-65 who live within the four homes. Cotswold Chine School in Box, near Stroud offers a caring environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young people who in some cases have experienced childhood trauma and adversity and who as a result have complex needs.

The successful candidate will have an active role in ensuring houses are kept clean and tidy whilst maintaining a homely environment and should be self-motivated with the ability to work flexibly within the Domestic Team. Must be a car owner/driver- mileage expenses will be paid.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday – 8am to 4pm- 52 weeks per annum.

Holidays: 28 days (incl of Bank Holidays) per annum.

Job Types: Full-time/Permanent

Driving required for this position

Full Time Installation Engineer

Novalis Trust offers a unique, caring and nurturing environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young people and adults set in beautiful surroundings at Cotswold Chine School (Minchinhampton) and Paradise House (Painswick), with the Head Office based in Ebley, Stroud.  The role would be providing support across all sites.

About the role:

The successful candidate will be working alongside a Qualified Electrician laying power cables and installing data cables.  Providing support for a variety of electrical installation activities.   Being responsible for installation and fitting of ICT and telecoms equipment, including CCTV cameras and door access control systems including Paxton.

The successful Installation Engineer will have:

    • A full drivers licence
  • Experience of data cabling, including patching, CAT5/6 wiring
  • Experience of CCTV systems and door access control systems
  • Experience of running and pulling power cables
  • Knowledge of building regulations
  • Some flexibility for some out of hours work
  • Any qualifications in these areas are beneficial

Responsibilities of the Installation Engineer include:

    • Managing your own workload including documentation and meeting deadlines, whilst working well under pressure, recognising the priority of the individual issues in the wider context of IT and Maintenance Departments.
  • Being mindful of the caring environment and keeping it safe for client groups, staff and visitors

Hours:  Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

Holiday: 30 days per annum

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 – Dependent upon qualifications and/or experience

Novalis Trust is committed to safeguarding.  All applications will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity.

For an application form and job description for any of the above roles please apply in writing to: Novalis Trust, Ebley House, 235   Westward Road, Ebley, Stroud, Glos, GL5 4SX United Kingdom.  Alternatively, please email: jobs@novalis-trust.org.uk enclosing a full CV.