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To achieve the extraordinary ambition we have for our young people, we know it takes a passionate team who share the same vision – to see children follow their dreams and reach their full potential.

Working at North Lakes Guide

Why work with us?

The company is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

We offer continuous training and development opportunities to the people in our team. We can only achieve what we do because of the passion, talent and knowledge of our people. Working at North Lakes, you will be joining a supportive and collaborative team which recognises you as an individual.

  • Competitive salaries across all job roles
  • A sleep-in allowance of £62.40 per night
  • Up to 6 week’s holiday per year
  • All meals on duty are provided
  • Comprehensive training programme, followed by a comprehensive and ongoing CPD Programme
  • Company pension
  • Access to our Exchange Employee Discount Scheme
  • Access to wellbeing programmes via our Exchange Provision
  • Access to qualifications (Including Diploma 3/Diploma 5)
  • Promotion opportunities
  • Monthly clinical and professional supervisions, access to therapeutic support
  • DBS costs paid for

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Become a Residential Support Worker

£29,357.40 – £30,295.20 per annum (including sleep ins), plus benefits

Our Residential Support Workers are strong, committed and passionate about their role. With young people being at the centre of everything we do, our support workers are role models, a listening ear, a warm and approachable person and potentially someone who could inspire and make a massive impact on a young person's life.

Our services cover the areas of Carlisle and Brampton, and we have vacancies in all areas.

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Looking for Education or Residential Care Management Roles? Click below to view all our current vacancies

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Become a part of the Polaris Community

We are part of one of the largest providers of children’s services and the very first provider of independent fostering in the UK, our community of services span the length and breadth of the whole of the UK.

Our nurturing community works collectively to support the very best outcomes for each and every child in our care. We’re ambitious for our children and young people, families and staff, and believe in their futures.

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