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JOB TITLE: Residential Childcare Worker
Employer: Weymouth RCW
Contact: Lily Services, Dorchester 01305 239824

Full/part time: FULL TIME
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Salary Details: £27,509.20

Brief Job Description:

Are you looking for a rewarding career? With a real chance of progression and ongoing training? And up to £1,250 welcome bonus (conditions apply)

Due to continued growth and success Lily Residential Services is now looking for Residential Childcare Workers to work in our new home in Weymouth which will be opening soon. Lily Services have historically provided safe environments and care for vulnerable children and young people in Dorset, consistently demonstrating positive outcomes.

We have insight and understanding of the importance of relationship-based practice, emphasising on physical, psychological, and emotional support to create safety and empowerment for children and young people. We take great pride in the standard of our homes ensuring they are a welcoming and homely environment for our children, with a caring, supportive, and nurturing environment in which children/young people can feel secure and free from harm.

Full Job Description:

Establish positive relationships with young people which young people perceive to be positive, warm, and rewarding, always offering them unconditional and positive regard. Providing support for young people in their education and extracurricular activities, this may include supporting them in the classroom if necessary. Ensure that each young person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs and aspirations.

Maintain accurate records daily, to a high standard. Complete all relevant paperwork paying detailed attention to risk assessments and safeguarding procedures. Liaise with other appropriate services, acting as advocate and support for individuals to ensure they receive appropriate support services. Ensure the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people are being met and the Health Plan is being followed. To report and respond to emergency situations in line with policy and procedures, emergency services, reporting missing children and following PAN Dorset safeguarding procedures.

Work with children/young people who may be emotionally or physically demanding with the potential for verbal or physical abuse by helping them to gain self-control by adopting de-escalation techniques, challenging any unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable and positive social conduct. Attend professional/Multi Agency meetings as required.

Be willing to listen to complaints from children and young people or families, learn from complaints and use them to improve the service.
Facilitate and supervise contact sessions between children and young people and their families within the agreement and processes of the care planning agenda. Be responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and for challenging any behaviour or practice which discriminates against any young person or colleague on the grounds of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, or any other perceived difference.

Knowledge and Skills required:

Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (to have or be committed to work towards and achieve)
Car user – clean driving license (essential)
A genuine intertest and commitment to inspire and support children/young people to make the right choices and achieve positive outcomes.
Able to respond calmly / react in a crisis / emergency situation ,the ability to challenge discrimination/ oppression and be able to deal with challenging situations.
Work professionally maintaining confidentiality and professional boundaries.
Open, honest and reliable with good interpersonal skills
Energetic and enthusiastic, compassionate, and empathetic
Confident IT user with Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Practical skills i.e. cooking and domestic tasks associated with running a home.
Experience of working with 12-18 year olds, or transferable skills

This post requires the holder to do varying shifts, which include early morning and late evening work. The post holder is also required to work weekends as part of a rolling rota and Bank Holidays when required. We are unable to sponsor applicants from overseas- you must have the right to work in the UK

Closing Date: 31/05/2023



JOB TITLE: Part-time Bar staff
Employer: Dorchester Trinity Club
Contact: 01305 262671 /Dave Smith or Ian Titterington email:

Full/part time: Part Time

Temporary/Perm: Perm

Job Description: A great opportunity to join a thriving and very social business in Dorchester

Part-time bar staff required for evenings and weekends on a rotational basis – Good rates of pay

Company website:

Closing Date: 01/08/2023

JOB TITLE: Office Administrator
Employer: Brewery Square
Contact: 01305267777 /

Full/part time: FULL TIME
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Salary Details: £23K TO £25K
Location Dorchester
Job Description:

  • To provide general administrative support to the Centre Management operation at Brewery Square, Dorchester.

How to Apply

Please email for full details.



Employer: Key Digital
Contact: 01305 542000 /

Full/part time: FULL TIME
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Salary Details: £24K TO £28K D.O.E
Location Poundbury, Dorchester

Job Description:

Key Digital is looking for a Digital Marketing Executive with a flair for paid ads to join our team. You will have experience in paid search as well as experience with SEO and social media marketing. Copy writing and creative are also great skills to have for this varied role.

You will work with the team to plan and deliver strategic digital campaigns to meet our clients’ objectives. Your ability to interpret data and provide insights will play a key role in delivering results for our clients.

In addition to being a supportive team player you will be capable of managing accounts and working autonomously to deliver projects where required.

This role requires you to be customer-focused, proactive, and positive with a passion for paid digital marketing that combines creative thinking with your analytical mind.

We work with clients big and small across a variety of industries and are passionate about unlocking their online potential and driving growth. We have a strong focus on the tourism and hospitality sector, so experience in these fields would be an advantage.

Day to day

  • Create and deliver multi-channel marketing campaigns (Search marketing / Paid Ads, SEO, web content, social media, email marketing, PR) to achieve client objectives
  • Write and create content for a variety of channels, including web, social and blogs
  • Work closely with clients to understand their needs, plan and manage their content and paid search and transform those into creative campaigns to gain the best results
  • Review user journeys and on-page experiences
  • Influence client digital strategies
  • Report on client marketing campaigns against set customer objectives
  • Regularly meet with clients and provide feedback to them on the performance of their campaigns.

Skills & experience

  • 3 Years+ digital marketing experience
  • Experienced in managing Google Ads and Meta Paid Campaigns
  • Proven experience of creative content writing for web and social media
  • Experienced in implementing SEO Strategies
  • Google Analytics, GA4, Data Studio
  • Email marketing
  • Experienced in using CMS platforms with an excellent understanding of WordPress
  • Experience of working with clients in the tourism sector would be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Photoshop/Premier Pro desirable

Why choose Key Digital?

  • Become part of a talented and super friendly team
  • Flexible working – 3 days per week in the office
  • Opportunity to work with a range of great clients across different sectors
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Relaxed dress code

How to apply

If you like the idea of working as part of our fun, hard-working team, then please get in touch by emailing a copy of your CV and a covering letter telling us how you fit the bill.

Email – 



JOB TITLE: Youth Support Worker- supported housing 16-21 year olds  
Employer: Lily Services, Dorchester
Contact: Carolyn Gray 01305 239802

Full/part time: FULL TIME
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Salary Details: £24,474.00

Job Description:

We are looking for staff to work in The Lily Housing Project- to cover Dorchester and Weymouth in our supported housing for 16-21 year olds. The LILY Housing Project has been established in Dorset for over 20 years offering an innovative and bespoke model of supported housing to young people aged 16yrs +.We provide a fresh approach, that enables the talent and ambitions of this vulnerable group to flourish. We hold passion in our vision and aim to achieve the best success and outcomes for our residents.

The LILY Housing Project has a strong belief that young people should feel valued and this is reflected in the high standard of accommodation provided which demonstrates the level of respect we have in them – we strive to offer environments that enhance lives and promotes dignity, trust and self-worth.

Do you want to work for a company that has a strong belief that young people should feel valued and be part of the high standard of the support Lily Housing provide?

Would you like to earn up to a £1,250 welcome bonus (conditions apply) ? Would you like to join our team to inspire young people to reach their true potential?

About your role:

39 hours per week, working a 4 week rolling rota
on calls as part of a 4 week rolling rota
Sleep ins maybe required on occasion – maximum of 12 a year
You will be involved in aspects of the young persons journey through the Lily housing project
Carry out assessments,
Keep daily records,
Attend support meetings,
Assist with life skills training, promote and encourage independence.
Champion and advocate to help the young persons voice be heard

About you:

The right candidate will become a significant part of the team. You will value a person centred approach to support and be enthusiastic about promoting the well being and independence of all of the young people we support. You will have some experience of working with this age group or transferable skills- parenting or support work. You will be a driver with access to a car.
Experience of working within a safeguarding framework would be great but not essential
IT literate with good communication skill

Salary: £24,474.00 per year

Company website:

Closing date: 30/01/2023



JOB TITLE: BEAUTY THERAPIST (qualified to NVQ Level 2/3 or equivelant)
Employer: Serenity
Contact: 01305 259555 /

Full/part time: FULL TIME & PART TIME
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Salary Details: £8.00-£11.50 per hour

Job Description:
We are looking for a full and part time beauty therapist qualified to NVQ Level 2/3 or equivelant.

Serenity is a well established busy salon in the heart of Dorchester offering a wide range of nail and beauty treatments and products.
We pride ourselves on providing quality treatments to the highest standard, with a professional warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years experience within the industry, can work in a busy environment and function well as part of a team. Provide a high standard of treatments and able to offer our clients advice on our products and services.

This is a great opportunity to work in different enviroments within the salon:

Working in our luxurious nail salon for manicure and pedicures using our extensive colour range for “The Gel Bottle, CND Shellac and Gelish”

Working in our three large luxurious beauty rooms using leading skin products by DermaQuest pure skin science for our facials and chemical peels (full training available)

Or trained to use our DermaCo Pro machine for:

LED Light Therapy
Working in our pristine aesthetics clinic using AW3 IPL technology for hair removal and multiple skin treatments and ND Yag Q-Switch for tattoo removal (training options available)

Please email your CV,s or hand them in at our reception.

if you have any further questions please email.

Company website:

Closing date: 30/03/2023


Employer: Dorchester Trinity Club
Contact: 01305262671 /

Full/part time: FULL TIME
Salary Details: To be discussed

Job Description:
Experienced Bar staff required for busy social club. Permanent positions available for the right candidates.

Company website:


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