Residential Childcare Worker
We are one of the UKs largest providers of social care, we specialise in supporting children to live a full and meaningful life. We are looking for passionate individuals to join our fantastic service and team, to support our children's and education services. We are home to incredible young people , our role is to help develop them emotionally, socially and educate them. We are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the young people that stay with us, some of them may have trouble with their emotions, come from a challenging background or have complex needs like autism or ADHD . You will be responsible for helping look after the children in our care, we work with each child to provide them with a individual and specific goals, whether that be education, care plans or helping them transition back into the world. A huge part of you'll do is be a friend to them, someone that listens and genuinely cares , you'll get involved with activities like taking them out to the shops, maybe it's swimming lessons or just getting them out and about having fun. You'll build strong relationships with the children which will put you in the position to help them deal with external agencies like social services, their families and other services that provide support. Of course you'll be a strong team player and set a good example - the best leaders always do! As much as you'll help us look after our residents, we'll look after you . We have a generous benefits package available to all of our staff and we're actively looking to develop people. If you want to achieve NVQ qualifications we'll be more than happy to help you, we're always looking to promote internally as well! What we need from you: - Drive to help improve the lives of young people - Desire to develop and learn new skills - Strong communication skills - The ability to be a great role model! - Driver (preferable but not essential) Shifts, salary, benefits: - 169 hours a month - Shifts - 16 hours with two 24 hours a week (16+ 8 hour sleep-ins) 1 on/ 2 off - Occasional weekend shifts - there are also sleeping nights - Shifts: Flexible - Strong Progression Opportunities - NVQ training - Salary £16,000 - £23,000 - Pension - Benefits package! If you would like to know more call Dan on 0117 373 6297 , e-mail me at danielarmour @ major-recruitment .com or click Apply!