Residential Child Care Worker

Recruiter
Guidant Global
Location
Watford
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
23 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Nov 2020
Ref
1834372538
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
£12 per hour

Full time - Temp to Perm

Watford

Our Residential Child Care Workers transform lives.

We are looking for Residential Child Care Workers who will be fully supported by hands on and committed managers, great access to training and a support network including Health and Education colleagues.

Our services are rated as Good and Outstanding with Ofsted and this is the standard we continually commit to deliver.

Our homes:

We offer those young people that have experienced traumatic life events a home where they can be nurtured and supported with a shared vision of determination for a positive future. Supported by a multi-agency team who are passionate about helping these young people find their strengths and explore what they want to achieve with their lives, our homes are a uniquely dynamic and supportive place to be.

Requirements:
  • We are looking for compassionate individuals with the capacity to connect with teenagers. While you will bring plenty of empathy to the role, you will also be able to set boundaries - so you will need to demonstrate patience and resilience.
  • It would be ideal if you have experience of working with children or young people in a residential setting.
  • You must have full driving licence and use of your own car for business, although you have access to unit car whilst on shift.
  • Ability to find and use creative ways to communicate with children, you will also be quick to learn, and willing to work flexibly and innovatively to meet the changing and challenging needs of the children.
  • Ability to form trusted relationships with young people in your care by supporting them with their social and emotional development, educational achievement, whilst setting boundaries and bringing consistency to their lives as any good parent would.
  • To help teenagers make sense of their backgrounds and find a positive way forward. Full training is given which fosters skills and expertise around therapeutically working with and supporting children who have experienced developmental trauma.

You will also be expected to work shifts including evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-in duties.

Free parking is available across all locations.

Apply today!

Guidant is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.