Residential Childcare Worker

Posted 26 October by JobPaths4U Limited
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Job Paths 4 U are recruiting for dedicated and hard-working Residential Childcare Workers based in and across Kent.

As a residential childcare worker, you will play a full and effective role as a member of the staff team, providing high-quality assessment and residential care for Children and Young People with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable and growing Children’s Residential Services, currently with 9 homes across Kent, all rated either good or outstanding with OFSTED!

Residential Childcare Worker roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide advice, support and assistance on a 1:1 basis with the Children and Young People, to help address past and present difficulties
  • To be able to provide emotional support at times of difficulty and stress
  • Providing support for their education as well as extra curriculum activities
  • Keeping up to date and accurate records, providing written reports on the Children and Young people for meetings and reviews
  • Attend Children and Young Peoples meetings and participate in them
  • Undertake in the appropriate training and maintain your training profile
  • Empower the Children and Young People to make the right decisions

Requirements for the Residential Childcare Worker position:

  • To have completed or willing to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent
  • To be able to work early and late shifts including sleep ins
  • To have 2 years experience working in a Children’s Home
  • Full UK driving license (preferred)

Benefits included in this role:

  • 28 days holiday with additional days holiday for loyalty to the company
  • Ongoing training and development, opportunities to progress further in the company
  • Access to the perk box service
  • DBS costs are covered by the employer

Location: Bromley, Rochester, Canterbury, Herne Bay, Staple, Broad stairs, Sandwich

Salary: £9.50 per hour + £30 per sleep in

Contact: Nick at Job Paths 4 U

Required skills

  • Behavioural
  • Childcare
  • Training
  • Workforce
  • Residential Care

Reference: 43121762

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