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Residential Childcare Practitioner - Children's Services

Residential Childcare Practitioner - Children's Services

Posted 10 May by Caretech

Residential Childcare Workers Wanted, Permanent and Sessional positions available!
A specialist service for Young People, based in a beautiful location near St Andrews
Working with young people with EBD, numerous shifts available
You must hold a driving licence due to the remote location of the service
Immediate interviews available!

Have you ever thought about getting into care, but were unsure how? What if we told you it's not all about the qualifications and experience but equally as important to us is your positivity, friendliness, determination and innovativeness?

Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our amazing Young People’s lives? How would you like to work in a person-centred environment where you can utilise these attributes within a company offering career progression, competitive earnings and excellent training? It sounds like a career in care could be for you!?

Offering a superior service for Young People with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, a warm welcome awaits you at ACAD, one of our well known CareTech services in Scotland. Due to expansion, we are opening a brand new development in Cupar, Fife and we are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Residential Childcare Workers to provide the support that allows our extraordinary Young People to lead the best lives possible.

At CareTech, we have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. Due to ongoing expansion, we are now looking for committed and caring Residential Childcare Workers in Cupar to come and join us. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!

Whilst the role of a Residential Childcare Worker offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. Whilst commercial experience and qualifications aren't essential, you will have a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring yet strong nature in order to succeed.

As a Residential Childcare Worker you will not only be working closely with our Young People but also within our staff team - each and every person is an individual with their own personality, so the ability to communicate effectively with others is a must. As Residential Childcare Worker, you will ensure the full safety of others whilst developing self-awareness - you will be dealing with challenging behaviour on a regular basis so it is important that you have the strength and determination to succeed within this environment.

Our Young People have varied likes and interests, whether this be singing, cooking, music or sports; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?

• We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
• We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
• We have a proven progression path - most of our Registered Managers started as Support Workers with us
• We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme
• We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

We have numerous shift patterns available, including permanent or sessional positions, a driving licence would be beneficial due to our locations - if you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today!

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced PVG check, prior to starting with us. Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child within the service you are applying for. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion, however we have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Senior Support Workers, Deputy Managers, Healthcare Assistants, and Residential Managers.

Required skills

  • Caring
  • Empathy
  • Social Care
  • Young People
  • Residential Care

Reference: 33073042

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