Would you like to make a difference to a young person’s life?
Are you looking to take the next step in your career?
Do you want to work in an organisation that provides a unique service by combining care, education and therapy for its young people?
If that sounds like you then there is an opportunity for you to join Barford Children’s Services.
We are looking for Senior Residential Childcare Workers to work in our Children’s Homes in the Leicestershire LE10 and LE9 postcodes.
About the Role:
As a Senior Residential Childcare Worker you will work in one of our Children’s Homes as part of an integrated service working closely with our Education and Therapy services and alongside Local Authorities. Your role will involve you in 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 in our care.
You will be expected to help to train and develop other staff ensuring the home is compliant with The Childrens Homes Regulations and promotes and safeguards the welfare of young people at all times.
We are looking for someone who is caring, committed, friendly and mature in outlook.
You will need excellent communication skills, knowledge of care plans, and the ability to demonstrate a good understanding of what is required for the day to day operation of a Children’s Home.
You will need to have had 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 is also expected.
You must have QCF Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, equivalent or above, and a minimum one years’ relevant experience.
We want you to develop in your career, so we provide a range of Training and Development opportunities to support you.
You will need a full UK driving licence.
If you think this role would suit you and your skills then, in the first instance, we would ask that you complete a short application form by clicking the link below:Apply Now