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Residential Child Care Worker

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    Santa Benga

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Residential Child Care Worker - Exciting Opportunity

Are you ready for a rewarding career where every day brings new challenges and opportunities? This employer is offering a fantastic full-time, permanent position as a Residential Child Care Worker. This role provides stability with varied work, ideal for individuals who thrive in dynamic environments and are flexible throughout the week, including nights and weekends.

About the Role: As a Residential Child Care Worker, you'll work alongside a dedicated team, building long-lasting relationships with children and young people. Your responsibilities include accompanying them to and from school or college, facilitating family contact, creating a warm and comforting environment, organizing activities and outings, and providing support in daily tasks such as shopping, cooking, and cleaning.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience in Residential Child Care is advantageous, but transferable skills are equally valued.
  • A dedicated and resilient approach with a caring and nurturing nature.
  • Full, valid UK driving license for manual vehicles is essential.

What We Offer:

  • Starting salary ranging from £30,559.00 to £31,212.00 per annum, dependent on experience.
  • Full-time roles operate on a rota pattern of one day on (24 hours including sleepover) and two days off (48 hours), totaling an average of 56.4 hours per week.
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum.
  • Funding for Level 3 SVQ/NVQ qualification in Residential Child Care.
  • Auto-enrolment into our salary sacrifice pension scheme, Medicash health care plan, Blue Light Card, and more.
  • Meals provided during shifts.

Why Choose this employer?

  • A leading provider of therapeutic care and education to vulnerable young people.
  • Clear development pathway with an in-house Leadership and Development program
  • Full rate of pay for all sleepovers and rest breaks.
  • Excellent employee benefits and discounts.

Essential Qualities:

  • Highly responsible and accountable for safeguarding children and young people.
  • Interest in pursuing relevant child care qualifications and training.
  • Resilient, patient, and nurturing with excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in IT and experienced in using Microsoft packages.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Up to 12 months experience working with children or young adults.
  • Working towards or desire to obtain SCQF Level 7 or Level 3 Diploma.
  • Familiarity with regulatory bodies' Codes of Practice.
  • Existing PVG/DBS certificate.

Ready to Join Our Family? Apply now via our online application form or email Santa Benga - to discuss the role. Don't miss this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people and embark on a fulfilling career journey.

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