Residential Childcare Worker

Location Horley, Surrey, England
Discipline: Children Services
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££19,000 - £22,000
Contact name: Matthew Vokes

Contact email: matthew@petersdean.co.uk
Job ref: MV_RCW_Horley_3
Startdate: ASAP

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a Residential Childcare Worker within a children's home and to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people. Excellent pay, supporting and training provided. Read on and if you meet the applicant criteria please apply now!

 

Why apply?

  • Excellent training and career progression to more senior role

  • Opportunity to complete a Level Diploma 3 in Residential Childcare Worker

  • Work within a dynamic organisation who value their staff

  • Chance to change the lives of disadvantaged young people.

 

Residential Childcare Worker Role: Your role will encompass all aspects of caring for young people within residential care, including supporting the development of their independence, social and life skills and working with the team to provide a safe and secure environment. You will be confronted with challenging behaviour in various forms and including self-injurous behaviours. This opportunity comes from a stable company with excellent training and development progression from Residential Childcare to Senior Residential Childcarer, Deputy Manager and Managerial roles.

 

Residential Childcare Worker Applicant Criteria: You will need significant experience of supporting vulnerable people within a residential care setting, or of supporting vulnerable young people within a professional setting. You will need to be flexible to working a residential care rota which includes evening weekends and holiday periods and must be able to engage service users and channel their energy and emotions towards positive activities. You will need to be compassionate and resolute and able to manage challenging behaviours confidently. Hours include Long Day shifts such as 10am-11pm and around 2-3 Sleep In's per week.

Apply now and we will be in touch for an initial discussion. Immediate starts available.