Residential Childcare Workers

Horizon Care Limited
Excellent Rates of pay, DOE
07 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Residential Childcare Workers

Location: Staffordshire, West Midlands
Salary: Excellent Rates of pay, DOE
Contract: Full time, Part Time and Bank Workers Required
Benefits Including: Extensive induction and training period, Competitive Salary, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, a shareholder pension scheme and a Reward and Recognition Scheme.

Due to continued growth and expansion Horizon Care and Education are now looking for Residential Childcare Workers to join their experienced and friendly teams supporting children aged 10-17.

Is a career with us on the horizon for you?

If you want to make a difference, have a calm approach and thrive on working as part of a small team then we would like to hear from you.

Our typical working pattern is 24-hour shifts (including sleepovers) on a rota basis, although we will consider other working patterns where they fit the needs of the young people in the home.

Required Skills/Experience of our Residential Childcare Workers:

We currently have vacancies for Senior Childcare Workers and Qualified Childcare Workers - to be successful in your application for this role you must hold the QCF Level 3 Children and Young People's Workforce (or equivalent).

In addition to this we are recruiting for unqualified Residential Childcare Workers as well as those who hold similar Health and Social Care/Childcare qualifications and are willing to undertake the QCF Level 3 Children and Young People's Workforce (Social Care Pathway).

Due to the nature of this vacancy and the children the successful candidate will be responsible for all of our Residential Childcare workers must be over the age of 21 and will ideally hold a full UK driving license. Ideally you should have experience of working in residential care, although other relevant experience will be considered.

Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide satisfactory references.

About Us:

At Horizon Care and Education, we live up to our values, and we value our people. We are proud to be one of the most innovative providers of young people's residential care in the UK. Our success means that we are making a difference for more young people in more locations than ever before.

Our young people are vulnerable, with complex needs, and can be behaviourally challenging. However, the outcomes we help to achieve for them through our caring, therapeutic ?team around the child' approach speak for themselves.

Please note: The ideal candidate will be based in the Staffordshire area as this role involves working in our modern homes which are within a 15 mile radius of Staffordshire, however applications from nearby areas will also be considered.

This vacancy could be of interest to candidates with experience as/in the following: Childcare, Childcare Support, Social Work, Social Care, Residential Care, Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Carer

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to be successful in this role please click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance!