Senior Residential Childcare Worker

Posted 10 April by Acorn Care And Education Limited Featured
We are now recruiting for a Senior Childcare Worker to work in our three bedded residential children's home Southview, based in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Applicants must be enthusiastic reliable and self-motivated with excellent communication skills and have experience of working in the residential care sector.

All should have a genuine interest in the welfare, care and development of children and young people with emotional behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour. You will be expected to serve to the highest standards our customer and partner agencies. You will be an experienced care worker and able to effectively lead a designated shift, whilst helping staff develop skills and knowledge of the residential care setting and support the manager and assistant manager in the day to day running of the home.

You will be required to work on a shift basis, including nights, evenings & weekends ensuring care needs of our children or young people age 8-18 are identified and met. Possession of the NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care – Caring for Children & Young People or the Level 3 Children & Young People’s Workforce Diploma / Level 3 Diploma in Residential Care is desirable but not essential.
All applicants should have a full up to date training portfolio.

Safeguarding is everybody’s business. The welfare and safeguarding of children and young people should be of paramount consideration, whatever your role or level of responsibility is within the organisation. All employees, panel members, independent workers and volunteers are required to ensure compliance with the company’s guidance and policy on safeguarding and are required to attend Safeguarding training appropriate to their level of responsibility.

Reference: 34864381

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