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Senior Residential Chilcare Worker - EXPIRED

Job Title Senior Residential Chilcare Worker - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location Taunton, Somerset
Salary £19500 - £23000 per annum + £2k peer annum sleep ins and benefits
Job Published 13 Feb 2015
REF J50657PA
Contact Name TPP Social Care & Housing
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

Senior Residential Childcare Worker
£19,500 to £23,000 plus Benefits
Tauton, Somerset

One of TPP's clients; a reputable children's charity is looking for a Senior 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.

The successful candidate will undertake planned and agreed pieces of work such as supporting children through the process of a fostering placement. Another aspect of the role includes contributing to placement planning, reviews and care plans. When necessary, the candidate will be expected to deputise for the Residential Registered Manager in their absence. It's essential within this position to provide an open and supportive environment for children and young people that respects racial, cultural and religious diversity.

Experience of supporting children and young people through experiences of loss or trauma whilst thoughtfully handling challenging behaviours/emotional difficulties is necessary for this position. Also, substantial care planning experience and joint working is required. You would need to possess the ability to adapt to a range of behaviours and a change of work patterns where necessary.
The successful candidate will have experience in writing reports and various other paperwork. Capability of maintaining a positive and enthusiastic attitude at all times is an extremely vital aspect within the role.
Relevant qualifications in Social Work or equivalent will be necessary to be considered for this position.

If you are interested in this position and your skillset matches the above, please send your CV to quoting reference number J50657PA 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 - J50657PA | Published: 13th Feb 2015