Child Care Worker

05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new unique opportunity at Suffolk County Council for Residential Child Care Workers to join our team within various locations throughout Suffolk. The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary, from £20,456 pro rata. We have both permanent and casual contracts available, working up to 37 hours per week.

Are you looking for a new or more rewarding career with huge job satisfaction? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in need of support? This role could be a great opportunity for you…

Take this opportunity to move your career forward in one of our Children’s Homes as a Residential Child Care Worker and in return, we will offer you all the support you need to grow in your role with great benefits.

About the Residential Child Care Worker role

In this role where no two shifts are the same, you’ll actively promote and participate in the provision of high standards of care, and safety for all young people and work in partnership with families and other agencies to achieve the aims and objectives of the young people’s care plans. You will understand how to encourage and support children and young people to make positive changes and fulfil their potential.

What we’re looking for in our Residential Child Care Worker

We are looking for an individual who will have the ability to self-reflect and ideally be in possession of the Diploma Level 3 Children and Young People Workforce, however training will be given.

As our Residential Child Care Worker, you will also need:

- Experience of working with children or young adults

- Good communication skills and a strong team ethos

- A commitment to training and development.

You will be required to travel frequently in rural areas, so you must hold a valid driving licence and be able to drive.

So if you would like to join our team as our new Residential Child Care Worker then please click ‘apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date: 1pm, 12 October 2016

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.