Residential Childcare Worker

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £23,000 - £25,000 / Annually
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 years ago
  • Category:
    Child Care
  • Deadline:
    16/01/2019

Overview

As a residential childcare worker you’ll provide day-to-day support for some of the most vulnerable children in the country. These can include children who have experienced trauma, and children with serious physical and mental disabilities or learning disorders. People considering this role must have strong relationship building skills and a lot of patience. Personal qualities can be just as important as qualifications.


What You Will Do

  1. Providing ongoing care and support to children in various capacities.
  2. Help to build the confidence of children being cared for.
  3. Liaising with other services to ensure that the child has proper access to other services.
  4. Teach coping methods and foster communication.
  5. Safeguarding children to ensure that they do not come to harm.

Requirements

  • A caring, compassionate and patient nature is essential.
  • Previous experience in child care is desirable but not essential, training will be provided.
  • An NVQ level 3 in Childcare is essential to this role.

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