Residential Child Care Worker who is caring, compassionate, understanding and has a passion for supporting and working with children is required to join our fantastic team at Five Rivers Child Care.
SALARY: £18,250 - £21,556 per annum + £36 per sleep in
LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire
JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent
** All Levels of Experience Considered **
APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.
Here at Five Rivers Child Care we are looking for Residential Support Childcare Workers to come and join our family at home in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Our homes are much like your own and offer a safe, nurturing and therapeutic environment for the young people in our care. The culture in our homes is one of positivity, energy, optimism and motivation.
Working as the Residential Child Care Worker you will not only be responsible for the basic care and protection of our children but also serve as a positive role model, inspiring the children in all aspects of their life.
As the Residential Child Care Worker, you will build an appropriate relationship and show resilient with focus to motive the need for education and enjoy community-based actives.
The service provided in Leeds is rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted and has been specifically designed to meet the needs of children aged between 7 and 11. The home benefits from the addition of a DfE registered school onsite, offering Key Stage 2 and preparation for a smooth transition to Key Stage 3 in a mainstream setting.
As the Residential Child Care Worker, you will be positive people, resilient and not easily shocked as you will be required to be consistent, support, love and guide our children unconditionally while being faced with some high-level challenging behaviour including physical and verbal aggression. You will need to be able to bounce back from tough times with optimism and understanding and to keep smiling whatever the weather. Be strong minded, capable, have a secure understanding of what makes a positive parent, open minded and not afraid to get involved. We need someone who can learn quickly, is willing to go above and beyond, is fun and outgoing but above all is warm, loving, caring and forgiving.
As the Residential Child Care Worker, you will have the following:
- Must have a Full Driving license
- Good written and IT skills
- Able to communicate with children, colleagues and external customers
- Able to actively listen to others
- Ability to work individually and as part of a team
- Be calm in situations of crisis and follow the lead of a shift leader
- Must have a passion for working with children
- QCF Level 3 in Children and Young people is desirable. If you do not have this qualification, we will put you through this
- Be committed to ongoing professional development and achieve the Level 3 diploma in Children and Young people
Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.
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JOB REF: AWDO-P5286
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