Residential Child Care Worker

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5280
  • Date Posted: 22 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Five Rivers
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £18,250 to £21,556
  • Bonus/Benefits: + £36 per sleep in
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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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: Salisbury, Wiltshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent 

WORKING HOURS: 39 Hours per Week (you will need to have the flexibility and understanding that the home is open all year round. You will also be expected to go on holiday with children and work over Christmas to make their memories special)


** 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 homes in the heart of Salisbury and to the north of Salisbury.

Working as the Residential Child Care Worker you will assist the children/young person in understanding their own emotions and articulating their feelings, building a culture of mutual respect within the home by offering a rationale for their actions, and by apologising when mistakes are made. We do this by developing our teams understanding of psychological dynamics through training and regular clinical consolations with a psychologist, who will explore practice within he home

Our high-quality residential environments around the country provide a sense of calm, care and belonging to our children / Young people.

Each child has a unique therapeutic, clinical and educational need. At Five Rivers Child Care we don’t subscribe to ‘one model fits all’, we create a bespoke, integrated package for each child which pulls on the full range of services and resources and specialisms which is applied in a joined-up and tailored way.

As a Residential Child Care Worker, you will be positive, willing to open your heart, emotionally invest and prioritise our children’s needs. You will need to be adaptable in all you do whilst showing respect to the children/young people and your colleagues. Your integrity plays a big part in this role and along with support from others we will teach and train you to be excellent in all you do.



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.





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.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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