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Senior Residential Care Worker

Senior Residential Care Worker, £28,000-£30,000 including sleeps- Nottingham

Chase Recruitment are working with a newly established care provider for children and young adults to recruit a Senior Residential Care Worker 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. This is full time role for a Senior Residential Care Worker which includes a variety of shift patterns including sleeps.

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

  • Attending childcare reviews and planning meetings to provide information and achieve best outcomes for young people
  • Undertaking direct work with young people and acting as an appropriate role model
  • Maintaining accurate written records in logs, continuation sheets and files both to record information and enable regular monitoring and evaluation to take place
  • Chairing children's meetings and facilitating consultation with young people generally
  • To assist the Registered Manager and/or the Deputy Manager in the implementation of all aspects of the Statement of Purpose
  • To run in-house workshops on childcare related matters to facilitate implementation of formal training and improve childcare practice
  • To work on a rota basis according to the needs of young people
  • To ensure that resources are allocated appropriately, and financial records are accurately maintained under the direction of the Registered Manager and/or the Deputy Manager
  • To receive supervision in line with Quality Standards & Regulations and to take responsibility for personal development and progress of individual training needs
  • To carry out all other reasonable tasks as directed by the Registered Manager and/or the Deputy Manager
  • To deputise in the absence of the Registered Manager and/or Deputy Manager
  • Creating rotas which fit best with children's needs, and which allow proper handovers between shifts
  • Ensuring that each carer is aware of each child's care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation

The Senior Residential Care Worker must:

  • Hold or be working towards CYPW Level 4 or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a childcare setting
  • Have experience working within child protection procedures
  • Have knowledge in safeguarding children procedures
  • Understand the impact of trauma on child development
  • Handle conflict effectively and manage stress in self and others
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be committed to achieving the best outcomes for children
  • Committed to respectful and positive parenting in a diverse community
  • Full UK Driving License

In return our client will offer:

  • £50 per additional sleep
  • 25 days annual leave per annum including Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme plus 3% employee contribution

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 Senior 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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