Residential childcare worker- Stoke

Dove Resourcing
£19000 - £24000/annum
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential child care worker-Stoke

Dove Resourcing are proud to be working alongside a residential child care provider who place positive outcomes for young people. We are currently on the lookout for a Residential child care worker to join a residential home based within the Stoke on Trent area.

The residential home works alongside young people with Emotional behavioural difficulties (EBD) to support and prepare them for life after they leave the home. The young people within the home will be between the ages of 8-17 years old.

Your aim while working with them within the residential unit is to prepare them towards independence, through developing their social and practical skills. This will enable them to develop their employability skills when they eventually leave the home.

As a Senior residential child care worker, you would be expected to:

•Responsible for three residential accommodations and the students within.
•Responsible for providing a high-quality care and support to the young people within the homes.
•Make sure the homes are compliant with Ofsted regulations.
•You will be responsible to carry out regular appraisals to the support staff within the homes.
•Organise medication administration.
•You would support the young people with their personal care needs.
•You will work with your team to set appropriate targets for the young people and to support the team to work towards these.
•Work on a shift basis – you would complete 10 X 24 hour shifts per month
•The shift is a 16 hour day followed by an 8 hour sleep in.

Required Experience:

•Must have a level 3 or an equivalent qualification in one of the following:
•As well as at least 1 years’ experience in a residential setting.

The salary for a Senior residential childcare worker is up to £24,000 this salary varies on qualifications and experience in the sector.

If you're on the lookout for a Residential Childcare Worker role based in Stoke please do get in touch with Jon at Dove Resourcing- (Apply online only)

Dove Resourcing is a specialist social care recruitment agency working exclusively with care staff seeking permanent jobs in the care sector. We work throughout the UK supplying staff to both adult & children’s care organisations from support workers to registered managers – so if you are considering a move, or if you just want to keep an eye on the market, do get in touch for a confidential conversation