Waking Night Residential Childcare Practitioner - Children's Services

Posted 5 February by Caretech

Waking Night / Residential Childcare Practitioners Wanted!
Working with Young People aged up to 18 with EBD
A well established service in Annan, Dumfries & Galloway
FREE Training, progression opportunities, childcare vouchers
Interviews being held now!

Do you believe that some of your best traits are compassion, empathy and friendliness? Would you say that you're the type of person who likes to make people smile? Would you like to work in a job that adds real value to people’s lives and at the same time offers you an actual career and job security? If this is how you see yourself, and these are the type things you're looking for, then this is the right job opportunity for you.

At CareTech, we pride ourselves on our friendly, innovative, person-centred, empowering and positive values that we reflect as a company. We are seeking candidates who share the same passion for the values as we do, offering a career where you can develop these attributes further. Does this sound like you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young People’s lives? Then we need your support!

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 at our services in Annan, Dumfries & Galloway, we are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Residential Childcare Practitioners to provide the support that allows our amazing Young People to lead ordinary lives. Whilst the role of a Waking Night Residential Childcare Practitioner offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. No commercial experience necessary, however you will have a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature in order to succeed.

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 a brand new development opening, we are now looking for Waking Night Residential Childcare Practitioners in Annan to come and join us. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!

Our Young People have varied likes and interests, whether this be music, cooking, art 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

This is a great opportunity - 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, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Registered Managers.

Required skills

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

Reference: 33071641

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