Senior Residential Child Care Worker

  • Jobpaths4u
  • Kidderminster, UK
  • 11/09/2019
Full time Caring - Social Services

Job Description

Are you passionate and hardworking?

Can you motivate young people and prioritise their needs?

This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with Children and Young people with emotional and challenging behaviours.

My client is looking for a dedicated organised Senior Residential Childcare Worker who can lead a shift and take the initiative to work well independently as well as working well with other members of staff and young people.

Senior Residential Childcare Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading shifts
  • Offer professional practice support meetings to staff to complement staff supervision
  • Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team
  • Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required
  • Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager
  • Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies
  • Maintain records as required
  • To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met
  • Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans
  • Be the Key Worker for individuals

Senior Residential Childcare Worker Minimum Requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People/Diploma Level 3 Children Residential care or equivalent
  • At least 18 months experience of working in residential care with young people
  • Sound knowledge of safeguarding, the Children's Homes (England) 2015 Regulations and the quality standards
  • Be over 20 years old
  • Full drivers licence

This role includes weekend, evening and sleep-in duties for which an additional payment of £57.31 will be made


Closing date: ASAP

Interview: ASAP

Contact:  Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U


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£9.50 per hour

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