Senior Residential Childcare Worker

Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, gb
Company: Job Paths 4 U
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-07-27 18:04:44

Job Title: Senior Residential Childcare Worker

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Salary: £22,500 - £24,500

Job type: Permanent – Full time

Job Paths 4 U are looking for a dedicated hard-working Senior Residential Childcare Worker for a 2 bedded residential children’s home for young people with EBD and complex needs based in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

As a senior 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 young people with EBD and complex needs, in a residential home based in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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

Senior Residential Childcare Worker Duties and Responsibilities include:

Plan manage and lead shifts

Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team

Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required

Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager

Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies

Maintain records as required

To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected and their needs are met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met

Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans

Minimum Requirements for this senior residential childcare worker role are:

Level 3 Diploma working with children and young people’s workforce or equivalent

At least 2 years of experience of working with children and young people in a residential environment

Experience leading a team

Experience working with Children with EBD and complex needs

Excellent communication both written and verbal

Benefits for this position include:

Ongoing training

Career progression opportunities

A supportive management team

Pension scheme

Face to face counselling

Health benefits

Store discounts

Discounted or free food

Salary: £22,500 - £24,500

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