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Residential Childcare Worker - EXPIRED

Job Title Residential Childcare Worker - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary £16000 - £18000 per annum
Job Published 13 Feb 2015
REF J50656PA
Contact Name TPP Social Care & Housing
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Job Description - EXPIRED

Residential Childcare Worker (Shift Leader)
£16,000 to £18,000 plus additional £2,000 per annum for sleep ins and benefits
Wiltshire, Salisbury

One of TPP's clients; a reputable children's charity is looking for a Residential Childcare Worker to join their expanding team.

The position is to support Registered Managers in residential homes to ensure improved outcomes for every child and young person whilst providing the highest quality of care and support.

Undertaking planned and agreed pieces of work such as supporting a child into a fostering placement. Contributing to placement planning, reviews and care plans as required. Also, being able to lead a shift by being proactive, being able to delegate and take initiative. When necessary, the successful candidate will be responsible for deputising for the Senior Residential Worker. It is essential that you possess the ability to provide an open and supportive environment for children and young people that respects racial, cultural and religious diversity.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an understanding of Regulatory and Legislative frameworks. It is important within this role to have the ability to understand and assist with the development of children and young people and the effects of trauma, loss and/or abuse. Also, a knowledge of OFSTED benchmarking and inspection requirements is needed. Lastly, experience in leading shifts and supporting trainees with the ability to respond quickly and positively to unexpected situations/changes is a must for this role. The successful candidate will also be required to hold an NVQ level 3 in children and young people.

If you are interested in this position and your skill set matches the above, please send your CV to quoting reference number J50656PA at your earliest convenience.

TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Ref: EXPIRED - J50656PA | Published: 13th Feb 2015