Your Career

Choosing a career with Timeout offers people the opportunity to embark on a rewarding journey providing care for children who have suffered trauma and neglect in their lives. It is an extremely rewarding role which is not without its challenges and requires specific characteristics and strength of character.

Our people provide the children we care for with the chance to rebuild and reclaim their childhood. It is our responsibility to ensure that the necessary knowledge and skills are developed to support this quality of practice.

"At Timeout we truly believe in building a learning organisation with progress and development of our people at the core of everything we do."
Dominic Macauley – Managing Director

Our People

At Timeout it is our people who give us our identity and culture and this differentiates us from other care providers. It is our commitment to hire and develop teams to deliver the highest quality care, with the aim of achieving the best outcomes possible for the children in our care.

Training & Development

At Timeout we care about your development as we understand that the quality of care can only be delivered to our standards, with our collective knowledge and skill. To support these values we provide every carer with a professional development plan which tracks your progression.

The program allows our people to have full transparency and control over their progression. It also assists in identifying the next step in your career. It is our aim to introduce a culture of constant learning and development. To support this vision we provide a comprehensive module training suite which focuses on the impact of early trauma and abuse on the developing child, with particular reference to brain development, attachment theory & developmental trauma. We also provide you with all the mandatory training required for the role. For more information on the specific training that we provide please contact us.

Our Career Opportunities

Here at Timeout Children's Homes we are always looking for exceptional people to be part of our team and help us deliver excellent standards of care. Please take a look at our latest career vacancies.

  • Therapeutic Carer
    • Who are we?
    • What you’ll be doing
    • What you’ll need
    • What we will offer you
    • Downloads

    We are a family run organisation which provides therapeutic residential childcare for young people aged 7-17 years who have suffered abuse and neglect in their lives.

    The children we care for require intensive therapeutic support within a nurturing and containing environment where their attachment difficulties, developmental delays and unmet needs can be understood and outcomes achieved.

    In the role you will be responsible for providing therapeutic and reparative experiences for our children through daily routines, being there for them at night through sleep-ins and required to actively engage with internal professionals in both education and therapy and external agencies.

    It is expected that you will work as part of a team and provide primary care and a nurturing experience, whilst contributing to the maintenance of an organised, clean and warm home environment.

    Participation in ongoing development within the field of child trauma and therapeutic provision is essential. Your training and development is key to the quality of care that we provide and as to why we invest so much time to in-house training.

    Ideally, some experience in caring for young people with emotional or behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviours would be preferred, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.

    1. – Must be over the age of 23
    2.   – Must have full licence, ideally clean (but no more than 6 points as a maximum) and access to a motor vehicle for work purposes (business use car insurance will be required)
    3. – Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
    4. – A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature.
    5. – A willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties.
    6. – Basic IT skills and familiar with MS Office
    7. – If not already qualified, a willingness to undertake Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (Social Care Pathway).

    Successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure and are then also required to register for the DBS update service either while the application is in progress or within 19 days of the certificate being issued.

    Alternately, candidates who are already in receipt of an existing enhanced DBS certificate for children and are registered for the DBS update service already will just need to provide their certificate number and issue date to allow us to complete the necessary checks.

    The expense of the DBS certificate will be reimbursed by Timeout upon successful probationary period. The successful candidate will be responsible for the DBS update service subscription cost (currently £13.00 per year).

    Salary – £20,750 – £22,500 per annum plus mileage
    Hours – 165 hrs per month on a rota basis (including overnight sleep-in)
    Shift Pattern – 2 days on including 2 sleeps, and then 4 days off (with the expectation of flexibility)
    Holidays – 33 days including statutory holidays
    Benefits –

    * Clear career progression
    * Comprehensive training & development program
    * Health care plan (after 12 months of employment)
    * Employee assistance program
    * Childcare vouchers
    * Pension Scheme

    Download Application

    Alternatively contact Zandra via email, Zandra.klievens@timeouthomes.co.uk or phone, 01422 820510 for an application form’.

  • Senior Therapeutic Carer
    • Who are we?
    • What you’ll be doing
    • What you’ll need
    • What we will offer you
    • Downloads

    We are a family run organisation which provides therapeutic residential childcare for young people aged 7-17 years who have suffered abuse and neglect in their lives.

    The children we care for require intensive therapeutic support within a nurturing and containing environment where their attachment difficulties, developmental delays and unmet needs can be understood and outcomes achieved.

    In the role you will be responsible for providing therapeutic and reparative experiences for our children through daily routines, being there for them at night through sleep-ins and required to actively engage with internal professionals in both education and therapy and external agencies.

    It is expected that you will work as part of a team and provide primary care and a nurturing experience, whilst contributing to the maintenance of an organised, clean and warm home environment.

    You will be required to support the Registered Manager and peers to ensure that all staff members follow the policies and procedures relating to the function of the home.

    Participation in ongoing development within the field of child trauma and therapeutic provisions, so you’re training & development is key to the quality of care that we provide.

      1. – Must have full licence, ideally clean (but no more than 6 points as a maximum) and access to a motor vehicle for work purposes (business use car insurance will be required)
      2. – NVQ Level 3/Diploma Level 3 (Health & Social Care Children & Young People).
      3. – Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
      4. – A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature.
      5. – A willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties.
      6. – Basic IT skills and familiar with MS Office

    Successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure and are then also required to register for the DBS update service either while the application is in progress or within 19 days of the certificate being issued.
    Alternately, candidates who are already in receipt of an existing enhanced DBS certificate and are registered for the DBS update service already will just need to provide their certificate number and issue date to allow us to complete the necessary checks.

    The expense of the DBS certificate will be reimbursed by Timeout upon successful probationary period. The successful candidate will be responsible for the DBS update service subscription cost (currently £13.00 per year).

    Salary – £24,000- £25,500 circa including allowances per annum plus mileage

    Hours – 165 hrs per month on a rota basis (including overnight sleep-in)

    Holidays – 33 days including statutory holidays

    Benefits –

    Clear career progression
    Comprehensive training & development program
    Health care plan (after 12 months of employment)
    Employee assistance program
    Childcare vouchers

    Download Application

    Alternatively contact Zandra via email, Zandra.klievens@timeouthomes.co.uk or phone, 01422 820510 for an application form’.

  • Inspirational SEMH Teacher Required
    • Who are we?
    • What you’ll be doing
    • What you’ll need
    • What we will offer you
    • Downloads

    SALARY:

    £25,500 – £30,000

    ESSENTIAL FOR THE ROLE:

    -Elland House School is a ‘Good’ School (Ofsted 2016) that offers children the chance to re-engage with learning and move towards a positive future.

    -We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed SEMH teacher to join our dedicated team and take on the role of teacher with a focus on Outdoor Education, PE and Vocational Learning. Applications from newly qualified teachers willing to learn the role are more than welcome.

    -This job description sets out the duties to be undertaken and performed to the satisfaction of the Timeout Company and the Head of Education by the post holder.

    -A teacher who relishes the challenge of reengaging disengaged learners into positive activity and outcomes through vocational, hands on, active learning

    -Experience of working with SEMH children (desirable), or a desire to work with these children and make a difference to their life chances

    -A willingness to go the ‘extra mile’ for our children

    CLOSING DATE:

    28th May 2018

    Purpose and Objectives

    The post holder would take on the role of Inspirational Teacher in our Elland house School based in Oldham.

    This job description sets out the duties to be undertaken and performed to the satisfaction of the Timeout Company and the Head of Education by the post holder.

    Particular Specific Responsibilities

    1. The postholder is responsible to their line manager for his/her duties, responsibilities and teaching tasks.

    2. The postholder will interact on a professional level with all colleagues and; establish and maintain good working relationships which will promote the development and effective delivery of the school curriculum and maximise children’s achievement.

    3. The postholder undertakes the teaching of the pupils in his/her class and the associated pastoral and administrative duties in respect of those pupils.

    4. To create and run programmes of work that focus on PE, Outdoor Education and vocational / hands on learning for both schools

    1. Teaching all pupils in your class according to their diverse educational needs and acknowledging that every lesson counts.

    2. Creating a well-ordered and secure environment that will ensure the educational well-being of individual children within the group.

    3. Making effective use of ICT to enhance learning and teaching.

    4. Undertaking careful planning and delivery of the curriculum.

    5. Ensuring careful and ongoing assessment of the pupils’ learning to inform further planning.

    6. Ensuring that the curriculum is differentiated to mean that tasks and activities are matched to the ability of the children and henceforth allowing them to make progress at the right pace and level.

    7. Completing all assessments and records as determined by school policy in a timely fashion.

    8. Working with the Head of Education to track the progress of individual children and intervene where pupils are not making progress.

    9. Complete and teach individual pupil plans where pupils have specific needs. (IEPs and PEPs), Treatment Plans, Special Needs Support Plans, etc.

    10. Ensuring that equal opportunities are implemented in the classroom and throughout the school.

    11. Developing and maintaining positive relationship with carers/local authorities, which involve them actively in the classroom and in the learning process.

    12. Participating in staff meetings.

    13. Contributing to the whole school ethos by taking a leading role in displays around the school that promote the positive ethos and good work of the school.

    14. Contributing and cooperating with other staff and professional agencies as appropriate to the needs of the children.

    15. Undertaking in-service training for further development.

    16. Undertaking other duties which may be reasonably assigned by the Head of Education

    In addition to undertake such duties of a similar nature as may be reasonably directed by the Head of Education to secure Ofsted compliance. The duties and responsibilities of the post may vary from time to time according to the changing needs of the schools.

    The Postholder will contribute to the school’s objectives in by:
    • Enactment of Health & Safety requirements and initiatives as directed
    • Ensuring compliance with Data Protection legislation
    • At all times operating within the companies Equal Opportunities framework
    • Commitment and contribution to improving standards for pupils as appropriate
    • Contributing to the maintenance of a caring and stimulating environment for pupils

  • Senior Therapeutic Carer - West Yorkshire
    • Who are we?
    • What you’ll be doing
    • What you’ll need
    • What we will offer you
    • Downloads

    We are a family run organisation which provides therapeutic residential childcare for young people aged 7-17 years who have suffered abuse and neglect in their lives.

    The children we care for require intensive therapeutic support within a nurturing and containing environment where their attachment difficulties, developmental delays and unmet needs can be understood and outcomes achieved.

    In the role you will be responsible for providing therapeutic and reparative experiences for our children through daily routines, being there for them at night through sleep-ins and required to actively engage with internal professionals in both education and therapy and external agencies.

    It is expected that you will work as part of a team and provide primary care and a nurturing experience, whilst contributing to the maintenance of an organised, clean and warm home environment.

    You will be required to support the Registered Manager and peers to ensure that all staff members follow the policies and procedures relating to the function of the home.

    Participation in ongoing development within the field of child trauma and therapeutic provisions, so you’re training & development is key to the quality of care that we provide.

    1. – Must have full licence, ideally clean (but no more than 6 points as a maximum) and access to a motor vehicle for work purposes (business use car insurance will be required)
    2. – NVQ Level 3/Diploma Level 3 (Health & Social Care Children & Young People).
    3. – Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
    4. – A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature.
    5. – A willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties.
    6. – Basic IT skills and familiar with MS Office

    Successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure and are then also required to register for the DBS update service either while the application is in progress or within 19 days of the certificate being issued.

    Alternately, candidates who are already in receipt of an existing enhanced DBS certificate and are registered for the DBS update service already will just need to provide their certificate number and issue date to allow us to complete the necessary checks.

    The expense of the DBS certificate will be reimbursed by Timeout upon successful probationary period. The successful candidate will be responsible for the DBS update service subscription cost (currently £13.00 per year).

    Salary –

    £24,00- £25,500 circa including allowances per annum plus mileage

    Hours –

    165 hrs per month on a rota basis (including overnight sleep-in)

    Holidays –

    33 days including statutory holidays

    Benefits –

    • Comprehensive training & development program
    • Health care plan (after 12 months of employment)
    • Employee assistance program
    • Childcare vouchers

    To request an application pack contact: zandra.klievens@timeouthomes.co.uk

  • Therapeutic Carer - Bank
    • Who are we?
    • What you’ll be doing
    • What you’ll need
    • What we will offer you
    • Downloads

    We are a family run organisation which provides therapeutic residential childcare for young people aged 7-17 years who have suffered abuse and neglect in their lives.

    The children we care for require intensive therapeutic support within a nurturing and containing environment where their attachment difficulties, developmental delays and unmet needs can be understood and outcomes achieved.

    In the role you will be responsible for providing therapeutic and reparative experiences for our children through daily routines, being there for them at night through sleep-ins and required to actively engage with internal professionals in both education and therapy and external agencies.

    It is expected that you will work as part of a team and provide primary care and a nurturing experience, whilst contributing to the maintenance of an organised, clean and warm home environment.

    Participation in ongoing development within the field of child trauma and therapeutic provision is essential. Your training and development is key to the quality of care that we provide and as to why we invest so much time to in-house training.

    Ideally, some experience in caring for young people with emotional or behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviours would be preferred, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field.

    1. – Must be over the age of 23
    2.   – Must have full licence, ideally clean (but no more than 6 points as a maximum) and access to a motor vehicle for work purposes (business use car insurance will be required)
    3. – Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
    4. – A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature.
    5. – A willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties.
    6. – Basic IT skills and familiar with MS Office
    7. – If not already qualified, a willingness to undertake Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (Social Care Pathway).

    Successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure and are then also required to register for the DBS update service either while the application is in progress or within 19 days of the certificate being issued.

    Alternately, candidates who are already in receipt of an existing enhanced DBS certificate for children and are registered for the DBS update service already will just need to provide their certificate number and issue date to allow us to complete the necessary checks.

    The expense of the DBS certificate will be reimbursed by Timeout upon successful probationary period. The successful candidate will be responsible for the DBS update service subscription cost (currently £13.00 per year).

    Rate of pay – £8 per hour (including £30 per sleep-in)
    Hours – As requested (including sleep-ins)
    Holidays – Accrued in line with hours worked
    Benefits –

    * Flexible hours
    * Employee assistance program
    * Childcare vouchers
    * In-house development and Training

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