Residential Childcare Worker- Wakefield

Posted 4 April by Dove Resourcing Limited Easy Apply

Dove Resourcing are currently working with a leading childcare provider, to help them source permanent full time Residential Support Workers, for their EBD children's homes based across Wakefield and Dewsbury.

The client I’m working with aim to deliver highly individualised care packages to young people from a range of backgrounds and from across the UK within their specialist small group and solo children’s homes.

They offer a homely environment where, with the right care and dedicated support, every child and young person can fulfil their potential. You would need to understand that every child and young person is individual and unique in their needs. Our client likes to take time to explore every issue that affects an individual and provide a nurturing environment in which their needs are met.

You would be expected to;

·To provide primary basic care and a nurturing, therapeutic environment to help the child progress.

·To contribute to the normal development of the children and young people through the provision of a healthy lifestyle to enable them to reach their fullest potential by providing a variety of stimulating activities and a consistent and caring adult model.

·To work with consistent boundaries in order to create safety for the children and young people.

·To be a positive role model for the child and practitioners and encourage both to develop meaningful relationships and attachments.

·To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the children and young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met.

·To be aware of the children’s rights and to work in an anti-discriminatory and anti- oppressive manner.

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Required skills

  • Childcare
  • Social Care
  • Young People
  • Residential Care
  • Support Workers

Reference: 34828566

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