residential childcare worker in uttoxeter

03 April 2019
vanessa platt, randstad care
job type
£ 15,000 - £ 18,112 per year
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uttoxeter, west midlands
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 15,000 - £ 18,112 per year
Children services
reference number
vanessa platt, randstad care
0121 212 2292
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job description

You will be working for a leading education and children's service that's ethos is to provide the highest quality of care and education in a positive and safe environment. The organisation have a 6 bedded home in the Uttoxeter area and are looking for a caring and committed person to care for children and young people who have EBD. A salary of up £18,112 per annum plus a sleep in allowance of £35 per night is being offered along with other excellent company benefits

You will be responsible for

* Assisting the Registered Manager and Deputy in the running of the home and for the delivery of day to day care to the young people
* Acting as a key worker providing high standards of care to the children and young people
* Identifying and implementing boundaries.
* Ensuring all aspects of written information are kept up to date, including completion of daily case records, communications, log books, incident records, risk assessments.
* Following all policies and procedures, promoting these within the staff team.
* Contributing and implementing care plans, risk assessments and action plans, participating in reviews and other meetings as required.
* Offering a caring and creative approach, building good relationships with young people

For this role it is imperative that you

* Have experience of working with children and young people who display challenging behaviours and complex needs
* Have excellent communication skills, are a great team player, are flexible and have can do attitude
* Be the young person's champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
* Manage the well-being and behaviour of young people ensuring behaviour's are addressed promptly and sensitively

Personal Attributes:

* Ideally have NVQ3 children and young people or equivalent
* Hold a full driving licence are a driver and have your own car
* Are happy to work on a shift rota system that includes working weekends and bank holidays

Associated Benefits:

* 33 Days Annual leave
* Pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Reduced price gym membership
* On going training and development

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations

educational requirements

NVQ 3 in health and social care - children