Work with us

Thank you for your interest in working for Talbot House Trust.  Our current vacancies are listed below.

 

About Us

Talbot House Trust is a children’s charity, based in the west of Newcastle upon Tyne, with an independent SEMH school for children from age 5 to 18, a vocational skills centre and a residential children’s home. Our children have a range of special educational needs, having struggled in mainstream educational facilities. Using our own blend of pastoral techniques and educational flexibility, Talbot House celebrates the achievements of each child and supports them to success.

 

We aim to ensure every child aspires to become the best they can be. To achieve this, our staff must also aspire to be the best they can be and share our values; to care for, respect and support one another in this endeavour.

 

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Talbot House Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. All appointments are subject to our Safer Recruitment Policy (below).  Please read this prior to submitting your application.

 

 

 

 

To apply for a post with us please complete our application form and diversity monitoring form:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Completion of our diversity monitoring form would help us greatly in monitoring the effectiveness of our recruitment process and in understanding candidates interested in working for us.  However, it is not mandatory and it will not affect your application in any way.  As per the Data Protection Act 1998, this information will be used for research and statistical analysis only.

 

Please email your completed forms to hr@talbothousetrust.co.uk.  If you would prefer to complete your form in hardcopy format, please mark it for the attention of:  Human Resources and post it to: Talbot House Trust, Hexham Road, Walbottle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8HW.

 

Please note that we do not accept CVs and candidates will only be considered by completing an application form before the specified closing date and time.

 

Reasonable Adjustments

In line with the Equality Act 2010 and our Equal Opportunities Policy, we aim to be a fully inclusive employer and will make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees. If you have a disability and require a reasonable adjustment to be put in place to assist you in any aspect of the recruitment process, please contact HR.

Tips for Applicants 

Please see our quick guide to help applicants complete our application form.

Your Information

Any information you provide during the recruitment process will be confidentially stored. Once the process is complete, data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed, after a fixed period.

 

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact HR, Tel: 0191 229 0111.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Current Vacancies

Residential Childcare Worker (1 x Full-time and 2 x Bank Staff roles)

Exciting opportunities have arisen for Residential Childcare Workers to join us within our children’s home –  known as Chadersley.

 

The home offers accommodation to young people aged 7 – 18 on a flexible basis dependent upon their care needs.  The aim of the home is to provide security and stability for young people and to provide as near to a family environment as possible, providing facilities to enable young people to achieve positive change in their lives.

 

To achieve this we create a warm, safe and welcoming environment with highly trained, multi-skilled and experienced staff who are committed to our values.

 

We are looking to speak to you if you are enthusiastic, reliable and flexible with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for caring for young people.  You will need to possess initiative and resilience for what is often a demanding role.  We would love to hear from you if you have a genuine interest in the welfare, care and development of children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties. In return we offer excellent benefits and ongoing training and support.

 

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children and young people, in a residential setting or in social/community work.  You should possess knowledge, experience and understanding of child protection issues and hold a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People or an equivalent qualification or be willing to obtain it.  

 

Our home offers care 24/7 and we offer various shifts with some sleep-in duties required.  Shifts are made up of days, nights, evenings and weekends.

 

Salary details:

 

Full-time role: £19,000 to £19,500 per annum, plus £60.00 sleep in rate

Hours: 162.5 per month (equal to 37.5 hours per week)

Bank Staff roles: £9.80 per hour, plus £60.00 sleep in rate.

Hours: As and when required.

Apply by completing an Application Pack, which can be found on our jobs page at: https://www.talbothousetrust.co.uk/jobs-at-talbot-house

This role will remain open for the foreseeable future, however, will close once we feel we have found a suitable applicant.


Interview Dates: TBC

                            RCW Job Description

                            RCW Person Specification

2 x Part-time Domestic (Cleaning) Assistants

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two experienced, highly skilled cleaners to perform a variety of tasks associated with maintaining a safe, clean and hygienic environment.

 

We are looking to speak to you if you are enthusiastic, reliable and flexible with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and have a passion for the role for completing your work to a high standard and ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely manner.

 

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of working in a similar role / within a commercial environment.

The role will initially be offered on a temporary basis, however, there is an opportunity for the right individuals to become permanent members of the team.

Salary: meets National Minimum Wage.

Hours: Monday to Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Apply by completing an Application Pack, which can be found on our jobs page at: https://www.talbothousetrust.co.uk/jobs-at-talbot-house

This role will remain open for the foreseeable future, however, will close once we feel we have found a suitable applicant.


Interview Dates: TBC

    Domestic (Cleaning) Assistant Job Description

   Domestic (Cleaning) Assistant Person Specification