Residential Childcare Support Worker (Social, Behavioural) BLUR62487

Liverpool, Merseyside
£18,115.50 based on 37.5 hours per week (plus £50 sleep in)
12 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Childcare Support Worker (Social, Behavioural) BLUR62487

Salary £18,115.50 based on 37.5 hours per week (plus £50 sleep in)

Our client is a family run not-for-profit organisation providing residential and supported accommodation services for vulnerable adults, families, and young people.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within their Childcare services for a number of Residential Childcare Workers to work within their newly refurbished 4-bed, Tier 3/Tier 4 Children’s home. The home provides therapeutic care for children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

As a Residential Childcare Worker, you will provide the highest possible standards of direct day-to-day therapeutic residential childcare to vulnerable children and young people working in an effective and cooperative manner within a team environment.

You will have an in-depth understanding and knowledge of child development and the ability to work effectively with the challenging needs and behaviours of children and young people within a residential childcare setting.

An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with young people in crisis is important and you will have the determination to support them to re-engage with education and/or community living.

It is essential that candidates have an NVQ/Diploma to Level 3 (OR Level 2 with previous experience) in Children and Young People or an equivalent qualification.

A full UK driving licence is also essential and candidates must have the ability to work 24-hour shifts (inclusive of sleep-ins) including weekends and bank holidays.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure will be required for this post.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.