Residential Childcare Worker


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Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people?

Are you a positive person who thrives on challenge?

Do you want to feel fulfilled at the end of your working day?

A career as a Residential Childcare Worker could be for you!

Chase Recruitment are working with a residential children's home based in South Manchester who are looking to recruit a talented and career focused Residential Childcare Worker, (RCW), for a permanent role.

The primary role of an RCW is to encourage learning and help develop existing life skills with a focus on building confidence, independence and all aspects of self-care.

The children you will support may have learning disabilities, which may be non-verbal or they may have profound and multiple difficulties.

The most successful RCW's are open and clear communicators with a positive outlook on life. They will be resilient, emotionally strong and altruistic in nature.

They have an ability to engage and inspire young people and will often be creative individuals themselves. They don't get offended easily and encourage and celebrate through recognition and praise.

If you think you are one of these special people, keep reading!

The main duties involved in this position are:

  • Supporting a child with their personal care needs
  • Promoting a happy and positive environment at all times
  • Moving and handling of children, in line with policies (training is provided)
  • Devising and engaging children in fun activities
  • Instilling belief through encouragement and praise
  • Maintain records to a high professional standard
  • Chaperone children to school, appointments and activities such as shopping or day trips out
  • Undertake 'Sleep ins' on a rota basis (Paid benefit)

Chase Recruitment would like to hear from people who:-

  • Have experience working with children
  • Are looking for a full-time career in childcare
  • Hold a valid driving licence
  • Holding a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People workforce would be an advantage
  • Have experience working in community services such as youth work, police force, schools etc

In return, our client offers:-

  • A supportive and trusting working environment
  • A family environment with a positive team spirit and a culture of celebrating success
  • Training to NVQ level 3 in Children and Young People's Workforce
  • Regular CPD - including Team teach and Manual Handling accredited training
  • Superb career progression with genuine opportunities for promotion
  • Paycare and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long service reward

If you believe you have the right attributes and skills for this role, get in contact today!


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