Residential Childcare Worker's

Suffolk, Suffolk

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW343259_1550159270
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-14
  • Location: Suffolk, Suffolk
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-15
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Social Care are currently looking for Residential Childcare Worker's to work within Children's Homes across Suffolk.

A Residential Childcare Worker in a Children's Home provides day-to-day support for some of the most vulnerable children in the county. These can include children who have experienced trauma and display high level challenging behaviours. People considering this role must have strong relationship building skills and a lot of patience. Personal qualities can be just as important as qualifications.

The responsibilities of the Residential Childcare Worker includes:

  • You will be expected to undertake a combination of the activities, this may vary over time in accordance with business need and at the discretion of the line manager
  • To deliver good quality care provision and practice for children in accordance with Children's Homes Regulations 2001 and National Minimum Standards, and current departmental policy & procedures, so as to ensure that care services are of the highest quality and a positive option for children
  • To maintain a range of daily, weekly and monthly records, in accordance with procedures and current legislation
  • To assist in planning and implementing a range of plans for children who are resident at or referred to the Children's Home, together with child care social workers, staff from other agencies and all those involved with the child
  • To work directly with children within the home on areas such as personal issues, Education attendance and attainment, health and family work
  • To administer children's medication, in accordance with current procedures and legislation

Requirements of a Residential Childcare Worker:

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years recent experience working with Children
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Full Driving Licence
  • To be able to start immediately
  • Must be prepared to work shifts (including sleeping/waking nights) on a rota basis
  • Flexibly work across both residential homes as required. In addition to the above each role has specific duties

Salary: Up to £11.93 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Residential Childcare Worker's

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