Residential Childcare Worker

Posted 8 March by Connect2Staff

Residential Childcare Worker - Challenging Behavioural Needs


Up to £19,000

Connect2Staff are currently recruiting for an experienced, permanent Residential Childcare Worker to work within a residential living environment supporting young people who have challenging behaviour. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that invests in its staff and provides excellent, extensive training and development within the role.

Your responsibilities;

  • To talk and listen to the young people, and to observe their behaviour and recording significant features, when necessary
  • To work alongside the child to help develop a sense of self worth
  • To be a able to have fun with the children, but to also be a positive and firm role model
  • To be consistent with boundaries in order to create safety and containment for the children

Requirements of a Residential Childcare Worker;

  • You will have a minimum of 1 years experience of working with children with challenging behaviour, in a residential environment
  • You will be able to communicate effectively
  • You will be familiar with all aspects of confidentiality
  • Able to work well under pressure and stay calm in emotionally challenging situations
  • NVQ in Health & Social care is desirable
  • You will need to be flexible as shifts include long days & weekends and sleep nights when required

If you have similar experience please apply immediately.

Commercial Services Kent/Trading Ltd is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Application questions

Do you have similar experience?
Do you have an NVQ in social care?
Do you hold a full UK driving license and have your own transport?

Reference: 34635168

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