Residential Childcare Worker

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care, Social Work

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jake Rigby

  • Contact email:

    jake.rigby@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/551746

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-18

  • Start date:

    17/02/2020 08:38:09

Residential Children's Worker
£19.5k Starting Salary
Liverpool

Search are looking for someone who hold an NVQ Level 3 in CYP/Equivalent to provide care for children in a residential setting in the Liverpool area. The home provides care for children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties who have been, or are affected by, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation, and other emotional and behavioural problems.

Roles typical of a RCW involve:

To provide support for the young people ensuring their safety at all times.
To follow and promote safeguarding procedures within the home.
To communicate positively and engage proactively with young people.
To assist young people to deal positively with emotional and behavioural difficulties.
To develop the young people's self-esteem and possess the ability to positively influence their life in a residential setting.
To ensure that all young people are encouraged to reach towards their full potential and to be sensitive and caring towards their needs.


The shift pattern is 1 day on, 2 days off, 10am-10am and a sleep-in paid at £50 between 11pm and 7am. Mileage of 0.45p per mile is also provided.

Requirements:

NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People's Workforce/Equivalent is essential
Driver with access to own vehicle/business insurance
Experience working with children

If this position interests you, please apply now!

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.