10 miles

Residential Child Care Worker


£17,200 - £21,000 (DOE) + £36 per sleep in


Employment Type: Full-time, PermanentHours perweek: 39 Hours a week working on a 3 week rota systemHolidayAllowance: 30 days holiday which includes bank holidaysBenefits: £36 per sleep inClosing Date:Please note: In anevent of a high level of applications, we reserve the right to close this roleearlier than statedWe are looking for Residential Child Care Workers to come and join our family friendly team in and around the Leeds areaEssential Criteria:Must have a Full UK driving licenceMust have a passion to work with childrenNVQ Level 3 Children & Young people or Health & SocialCare is desirable, if you do not have this qualification, we will put youthrough itFlexibility and understanding is a must, as we are open all yearroundJob Description:       Youwill be committed to the provision of high standards of care at all times      Havea willingness to work with a wide range of presenting needs of the children      Maintaineffective care practice to ensure the children are cared for in a safe,nurturing environment with a therapeutic underpinning      Bea good role model, able to demonstrate effective practice and appropriaterelationships      Beconfident in supporting colleagues in responding to the varied, unique and collectiveneeds of the children      Youwill be required to follow clear direction and guidance, work part of a team tofunction at the highest possible level      You will support the home in attaining its legislative requirements (Childrens Homes Regulations 2015, Ofsted, etc)      Thepost requires the ability to be resilient, to be solution focused, to motivate,to be understanding and insightful of the children and to be part of theirsuccessful outcomes      Youwill support the children in educational settings and in community-basedactivities      Thepost requires flexibility and creative approaches to working, therefore requiresthe post holder to be able to commit to undertaking a flexible work pattern toattend to the needs of the home, team and childrenWho are we?Founded in 1989, Five Rivers Child Care is a social enterprise committed to turning childrens lives around. We provide a range of services to looked-after children including fostering, residential care, education and assessment and therapy.Employee benefits Weknow how demanding and challenging our work can be. We value our staff and wantto recognise and reward you for the work you to. Some of your rewards andbenefits include:      Agenerous annual leave allowance      On-goingtraining and learning through our L&D Team      CompanyPension scheme      SimplyHealth Cashback Scheme       Employeediscount scheme      Employeeassistance programme      Longservice and recognition scheme Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare ofChildren and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriatechild protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.We are an equalopportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualifiedpersons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexualorientation or age.Five Rivers is anInvestor in People and Equal Opportunities employer                      

Posted 19 days ago

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