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. Our client is reaching out to school-based Teaching Assistants who are wanting a change in career from working in education to caring for children in a residential setting. They are offering huge training support for Teaching Assistants, Teacher Aides, Education Assistants or Team Teachers who have been working in schools and are wanting a new challenge.

You'll be offered a training induction period and one-on-one mentorship from an experienced member of the team, who will bring you up to speed with policies, practices and they will ensure you feel happy and comfortable working in the position. You'll be working alongside a supportive and friendly team that will make you feel welcomed as you take the next step in your career!

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

  • Ensuing that the health needs of children and young people are met day to day.
  • Helping the children and young people's education and training needs, by maintaining routines and ensuing they are involved with developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Model and promote respect for the caregiving environment, taking a lead in the practical tasks required to look after a home.
  • 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.
  • Work in partnership with social workers, education, police, health, probation and all other professionals in line with children's needs and interests.

The Residential Care Worker must:

  • Be willing and able to achieve or hold the NVQ Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or an equivalent. If you do not hold this currently, support, funding and training will be offered.
  • Have experience in a childcare setting (1 years minimum)
  • Hold a full UK Driving License

In return our client will offer:

  • Attractive £24,000-£26,000 FTE salary
  • 25 days annual leave including Bank Holidays per annum
  • Pension scheme plus 3% employee contribution
  • Mileage at an agreeable rate for business purposes
  • Additional sleeps at £50
  • Progression opportunities
  • Huge CDP support
  • Supportive team environment

This is a great opportunity for school-based Teaching Assistants who are looking to kick start their career in Health and Social Care.

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 or are a Teaching Assistant wanting a new challenge, 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.


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