Residential Childcare Worker – Full Time – Grantham

  • Permanent
  • Grantham, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £11 - £11.66/annum DBS, Annual Leave, Free Meals, plus

Social Care

Role: Residential Childcare Worker

Location: Grantham

Rate of Pay: £11.00 – £11.66 per hour + £60.00 per sleep in (average 6 per month)

Job type: Permanent – Full time

Shifts: 2 on 4 off/ 8am – 9pm

Job Paths is looking for a Residential Childcare Worker our clients’ brand new 3 bedded Residential Children’s home based in Grantham.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable and growing children’s residential services care group with one home already open in Leicestershire, which provides care and support to young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

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 and who may present with behaviours that challenge.

My client is looking for a dedicated organised childcare worker who can take the initiative to work well independently as well as work well with other members of the staff team.

Residential Childcare Worker Duties and Responsibilities include:

* Attending young people’s meetings and contributing to them

* Receiving training appropriate to the role and maintaining an up-to-date training profile

* Providing advice, assistance and support on a 1:1 basis to enable young people to address past and present difficulties

* Providing emotional support at times of difficulty or stress

* Being ambitious for young people, helping them achieve their goals and optimise their potential

* Assist in the provision/preparation of meals

* Providing support for young people in their education and extra-curricular activities

* Keeping accurate records and providing written reports on young people for planning meetings, reviews or any other meetings as directed by the line manager

* Empowering young people and facilitating their active involvement in the decision making about their lives and future

* Acting as an advocate at meetings where the young person is the subject of discussion

* Encouraging the young person to develop links with the community, attend off-site activities and expand their personal social network

Ideal candidates for this Residential Childcare position are:

* NVQ Level 3 Children & Young Peoples workforce (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential

* Must hold a valid driver’s license

* Able to work on a shift pattern which includes sleep-ins

* Ideally Experienced of working within a residential environment with young people

* Ideally have Experience of working with young people with EBD and challenging behaviours

* Live in or within a commutable distance to Grantham

Benefits of this role include:

* Comprehensive induction process

* Continual professional development

* Internal progression within the company

* Excellent working conditions

* Meals paid on duty

* Plus many more!

Salary: £11 – £11.66/annum DBS, Annual Leave, Free Meals, plus

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire

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