Residential Care Worker Children


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Residential Care Worker Children

Residential Care Worker, £24,000-£26,000 including sleeps - Nottingham

Chase Recruitment are working with a newly established children's residential support provider to find Residential Care Workers to join their team. Our client is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for their children and aim to create creating a warm, nurturing environment that supports the safety, growth, and development of the children in their care. There are 3 positions available, 2 full time roles and 1 part time role.

The duties of the Residential Care Worker include but are not limited to:

  • Meet consistently the health needs of children and young people by ensuring that they are registered with the appropriate health (physical and mental health) services and GP, and that children are supported and enabled to access health services in line with their needs and plans
  • Meet consistently children and young people's education and training needs ensuring that their needs are assessed and reviewed in a timely way and children are within provisions that best meet their needs.
  • Engage children and young people in a range of developmentally appropriate activities in which they can build competence and confidence in themselves and trust in adults
  • Model and promote respect for the caregiving environment, taking a lead in the practical tasks required to look after a home, e.g., cooking, cleaning, gardening etc.
  • Attend all meetings as required to support children and young people and/or advocate for them to ensure that their voice is heard, and best outcomes achieved
  • Work closely with children and young people, both individually and when required as a group to ascertain their wishes and feelings about all aspects of their welfare, record, and act upon this in their interest
  • Work closely with children and young people, both individually and when required as a group to fulfil all the tasks outlined in their care plans in line with agreed timescales
  • Work in partnership with social workers, education, police, health, probation and all other professionals in line with children's needs and interests
  • Implement the Health & Safety policies
  • Undertake risk assessments as appropriate

The Residential Care Worker must:

  • Be willing and able to achieve or hold the NVQ Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or an equivalent.
  • Have experience in a childcare setting (1 years minimum)
  • Have experience working within child protection procedures
  • Have knowledge of safeguarding children procedures
  • Understand impact of trauma on Child development
  • Able to work varied shift patterns
  • Have good verbal and written communication
  • Have the ability to manage conflict and stress effectively
  • Be able to support children's educational placements, appointments and activities.
  • Be committed to achieving best outcomes for children
  • Hold a full UK Driving License

In return our client will offer:

  • 25 days annual leave including Bank Holidays per annum
  • Pension scheme plus 3% employee contribution
  • Mileage at an agreeable rate for business purposes

Please call Charlotte Bailey on 0114 2236000 or submit your CV today if you're interested in applying or having an informal chat about the position.

Chase Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency in the Intermediate Care and Education settings. We are not like other agencies; we work across the UK with both clients and candidates to find what is best for them.

If you are interested and would like to work as a Residential Care Worker for children, then get in contact today. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for the role then refer them to us, you could earn up to £500 with our referral scheme! Contact Charlotte today on 0114 2236000 or email

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