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

Keyworker at William Morris College

William Morris College is nestled between the banks of the River Frome and the Stroud Water Canal on the edge of Eastington and offers a unique caring environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young adults who live within our residential homes.

The Trust supports young adults with learning disabilities and 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 is on average 40 hours per week. This will include working every other weekend. Key Workers will have the opportunity to pick up additional hours.

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 RQF3, and other training to help support the role.

Example of earnings (pre-QF3) £18,300 average per year before tax, based on a 40 hour week. Higher rates of pay apply with RQF3.

An application Pack will be sent out after you have registered your interest – please check your spam folders for this, as well as your in box.

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

 

Cook at Cotswold Chine School

Cotswold Chine School in Box, near Minchinhampton, offers a unique caring environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young people aged 7-19 years, who live in one of seven houses on or near the main school site. The Trust supports young people, who in some cases have experienced childhood trauma and adversity and who as a result have complex needs.

Hours: Monday to Friday – 52 weeks per year 8:00am to 3:00pm

Holiday: 28 days per annum

Salary: £8.72 per hour, lunch and part uniform provided, pensions scheme

Duties include preparing and cooking meals from fresh produce for around 70 covers within a team of 3 cooks, following a set menu for the lunch time meal, taking into account any special dietary needs.

The successful candidate should be self motivated with the ability to work flexibly within the domestic team, ensuring the kitchen and eating areas are kept clean whilst maintaining a warm and relaxed environment.

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

An application pack will be emailed to you once you register your interest, please check your spam folder for this if it does not appear in your inbox.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

 

Cleaner at Cotswold Chine School

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

The successful candidate will have an active role in ensuring the house is kept clean and tidy whilst maintaining a warm and homely environment and should be self-motivated with the ability to work flexibly within the Domestic Team.

The role is based in a home at Cotswold Chine School.

An application Pack will be sent out after you have registered your interest – please check your spam folders for this, as well as your in box.

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 2 :30pm (39 weeks per year Term Time only)

Lunch Provided, Part Uniform and Full Training

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

 

Learning Support Worker at William Morris College

Specialist College for students 16-25 with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs.

William Morris College is set in the beautiful tranquil Cotswold countryside and comprises of a residential and education campus set in 4 acres of landscaped gardens. The college offers places for up to 35 students both Residential and Day.

William Morris College, part of Novalis Trust, is a progressive college working with adults with learning and complex needs. Due to growth and development the College is looking to recruit a Learning Support Worker, interested in working in a vibrant team supporting students learning and development.

The College supported by the Trust offers outstanding professional development opportunities and excellent staff support.

 Learning Support Workers have a crucial role in the College, through establishing key relationships with students, and through these relationships supporting engagement, motivation and skills development.

The college have a particular interest in applicants with an education background with interest or experience in gardening or horticulture, carpentry or engineering.

What we offer:

  • Training delivered by experts in their field, as well as nationally regulated qualifications and other CPD opportunities
  • Being part of a community setting, with fantastic team relationships and staff support
  • 9-5 Monday-Friday
  • Term time only

Requirements:

  • A keenness to learn and a willingness to implement our model of approach and best practice models in education
  • Kind, caring, adaptable and reliable
  • An understanding or experience of Education settings
  • Skills, knowledge and an interest in technical skills (e.g. woodwork) and gardening are advantageous, but not essential

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £16,544 per annum

An application will be sent to you, please check your spam folder.

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

Closing date for applications 31st August 2020

 

Waking Night Support Worker at William Morris College

William Morris College is nestled between the banks of the River Frome and the Stroud water canal on the edge of Easington and offers a unique, caring environment that is both therapeutic and educational for young adults who live within our residential homes. The Trust supports young adults with learning disabilities and who, in some cases, have experienced childhood trauma and adversity and who, as a result, have complex needs.

We are looking for Waking Night Support Workers to help our Student/Residents in their residential settings throughout the night.

Requirements include:

  • Ability to support individuals with their personal care needs
  • Flexible attitude

RQF 3 in Health & Social Care is preferred or an applicant with willingness to work towards achieving this qualification.

Hours of Work

  • 9.00 pm to 7.00 am
  • 80 hours over a two week period, under a set rota to include every other weekend
  • Opportunity to pick up additional hours to cover holidays

52 week permanent contract.

Salary: £10.00 /hour

Holidays:  28 days

Job Type:  Permanent 

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

An application Pack will be sent out after you have registered your interest – please check your spam folders for this, as well as your in box.

 

Domestic Cleaner at William Morris College

William Morris College is nestled between the banks of the River Frome and the Stroud water canal on the edge of Eastington. We specialise in helping young adults with complex needs to be in control of their lives and extend their skills so they can live in, and contribute to, their local communities. William Morris is an environment in which our students and residents thrive and develop. We use the calm and tranquility of our environment as a foundation for the delivery of high quality education and care for the needs of our residents and learners.

The successful candidate will have an active role in ensuring the residential houses are kept clean and tidy whilst maintaining a warm and homely environment and should be self-motivated with the ability to work flexibly within the Domestic Team.

The role is based in a home at William Morris College.

An application Pack will be sent out after you have registered your interest – please check your spam folders for this, as well as your in box.

Hours – 52 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday 9-2:30pm

Salary: Up to £8.72 per hour

Holidays: 28 days

Job Type: Permanent

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

 

Senior Care Practitioner Vacancies at Cotswold Chine School

Residential school and Children’s Home for Children Young People 8-19

Cotswold Chine School, part of Novalis Trust, is a progressive charity working with children with Neurodevelopmental Difficulties many of whom have had Adverse Childhood Experiences. Due to growth and development the school are looking to recruit 3 experienced and committed Senior Care Practitioners, interested in working in a diverse team implementing current best practice models in residential care.

Cotswold Chine School is set in the beautiful tranquil Cotswold countryside and comprises of a school and 9 residences for up to 60 children and young people. The Trust offers outstanding professional development opportunities and excellent staff support.

Senior Care Practitioners have a crucial role in each home, through establishing key support relationships with children and young people and giving them the care, guidance and support they need to thrive. You would also have responsibilities for setting good practice standards and guiding and mentoring less experienced staff

As part of our energetic Care Team you will have the opportunity to support children and young people to make the most out of their lives, reach their potential and feel at home and safe in their community.

What we offer:

  • Training delivered by internationally recognised experts in their field, as well as nationally regulated qualifications and other CPD opportunities
  • Basic earnings of £27,500 per annum with the opportunity to do overtime
  • Being part of a community setting, with fantastic team relationships and staff support
  • A Fixed 2 week rota including 2 sleep-in overnight stays each week
  • 3/4 days off per week (generally 2/3 weekdays and 1 day each weekend)
  • Equivalent of 6 weeks annual leave per year

Requirements:

  • A level 3 qualification in Residential Care and previous experience are essential
  • A keenness to learn and a willingness to implement our model of approach and best practice models
  • Kind, caring, adaptable and reliable

An application will be sent to you, please check your spam folder.

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

Salary: £27,500.00 /year

 

Care Manager Vacancy at Cotswold Chine School

Residential school and Children’s Home for Children Young People 8-19

Cotswold Chine School, part of Novalis Trust, is a progressive charity working with children with neurodevelopmental difficulties many of whom have had Adverse Childhood Experiences. Due to growth and development the school are looking to recruit a dynamic and committed care manager, interested in working in a diverse team implementing current best practice models in residential care.

Cotswold Chine School is set in the beautiful tranquil Cotswold countryside and comprises of a school and 9 residences for up to 60 children and young people. The Trust offers outstanding professional development opportunities and excellent staff support.

As part of our energetic Care Team you will have the opportunity to support children and young people to make the most out of their lives, reach their potential and feel at home and safe in their community.

As the Care Manager you would have responsibility for overseeing one of the residential homes managing the individual care needs of the children and young people, as well as managing a multidisciplinary house team. You would also have responsibility for overseeing an aspect of care management across all homes as well as undertaking Duty Manager responsibilities.

What we offer:

  • Full training to undertake the role
  • Training delivered by internationally recognised experts in their field, as well as nationally regulated qualifications and other CPD opportunities.
  • Being part of a community setting, with fantastic team relationships and staff support
  • Access to a company pension scheme

Requirements:

  • A qualification in a Health and Social Care profession such as Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in working in residential settings
  • A keenness to learn about our model of approach and implement best practice models
  • Excellent communication, relational and managerial skills

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £31,000.00 /year

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

 

Roofer – Novalis Trust

Providing support across all sites, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated full time Roofer to support the Trust’s Maintenance Team.

As a vital member of the team you will take pride in the development and maintenance of our properties and be able to demonstrate some trade skills in addition to your primary trade.

Roofer responsibilities: We are looking for a skilled roofer, experienced in a variety of roof coverings including natural stone. Additional skills in carpentry or any other trades are advantageous.

Roofer requirements:  Strong practical skills and first-hand knowledge of pitched roof covering & replacement, Velux window installation, timber fascia and soffit replacement, rainwater goods, carpentry, and additional skills in flat roofing would be advantageous

  • Ability to diagnose, undertake and complete pitched roof covering repair & replacement installations to industry standards
  • Full, clean driving licence.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

Holiday: 30 days per annum

Salary: 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.

 

Joiner/Carpenter – Novalis Trust

Providing support across all sites, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated full time joiner/ carpenter to support and to co-manage the Trust’s woodwork shop and associated woodwork tasks. We would like someone with an interest in learning new skills on the job. A full driving licence would be an advantage.

Salary: depending on qualifications and/or experience

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm

52 weeks per annum

Holidays: 30 days paid holiday per annum (incl of Bank Holidays)

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

 

Cook at Paradise House

The cook will be based in one of the houses providing a homely and caring environment for adults with learning disabilities.  Duties include following a set menu using fresh vegetables, preparing and cooking meals for approximately 14 people whilst taking into account any special dietary need.  The successful candidate should be self-motivated with the ability to work flexibly within the domestic team, ensuring the home kitchen is kept clean whilst maintaining a warm and homely environment.

Starting Salary: £8.72 per hour

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9am – 2.30pm

52 weeks per annum

Lunch, Part Uniform and Training provided

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

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.