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Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Katie Fox

Senior Residential Childcare Worker

Job Description

Barker Ross Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Children's Service who provide Integrated Residential services of Care, Education and Therapy to young people with complex needs.

About the Role:
You will undertake the Senior Residential Childcare Worker role to work in one of the homes as part of an integrated service working closely with Education and therapy services alongside Local Authorities. You will act as a professional person working closely with other agencies and professionals. You will be responsible to the manager for the day to day running of the home, managing a shift and delivering high quality care to the young people. You will help to train and develop staff ensuring the home is compliant with The Children's Homes Regulations and promotes and safeguards the welfare of young people.

Successful applicants will need:
Excellent communication skills, knowledge of care plans, and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of professionalism and knowledge of the day to day operations of a Children's Home.

Experience preparing and managing a shift and working with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Knowledge of childcare legislation including Safeguarding and Child Protection.

You must have QCF Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent or above, and minimum one years' relevant experience.

Full UK Driver Licence.

Previous experience in a Children's Residential Home.

Training and development opportunities are provided to support you in developing your career.

If this is a role you are interested in please contact Jade at Barker Ross Healthcare on 0115 9418131

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Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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