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Childrens Residential Worker - Colwyn Bay

Job Title: Childrens Residential Worker - Colwyn Bay
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Colwyn Bay
Salary: £16.73 - 20.14 per hour
Start Date: 24/06/2024
Duration: 2 months
REF: SD0606202401
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Childrens Residential Worker - Colwyn Bay

Are you a passionate, dedicated Childrens Residential Worker looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting a Childrens Residential Worker to join a team based in Colwyn Bay.

Umbrella Rate: £16.73 - £20.14 per hour

Duration: 2 months

Hours: 4 week rolling rota working shifts of either 8am-10pm, 10am-10pm or 2pm-10pm and also including sleep in shifts on occasion – 37 hrs/week

Residential Worker role: Full JD Available

  • Direct work with Looked After Children & Young People with learning disabilities and /or complex emotional and behavioural needs, ensuring they receive the appropriate levels and standards of care and support that responds to their individual needs
  • Understand each individual care plan and placement plan and your role within it
  • Undertake sleep-in duties / waking night duties
  • Observe, recognise, record, and interpret boundaries and set limits in relation to children and young people being accommodated
  • Respond to challenging behaviour and understanding the cause and reason of the behaviour
  • Contribute to the implementation of individual casework and group work with children and young people and their families that fully involves them and reflects their strengths, needs and desired outcomes
  • Create a homely, warm, kind, friendly, environment
  • Report to your line manager, or other appropriate person, any malpractices or evidence which may suggest it
  • Develop close professional links with other staff of the department and the staff of other agencies and organisations
  • Develop strong, trusting working relationships
  • Maintain records of work done at all times, providing verbal and written reports when required
  • Participate in staff supervision, performance review, training and development programmes arranged by the department
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • Driving Licence, access to a vehicle and business insurance
  • Must be registered with Social Care Wales as a Children’s Residential Worker
  • Relevant level 3 qualification (A Level/ HNCB NVQ)
  • Experience of working with children that have experience trauma and their families
  • Able to undertake activities involving manual handling and/or restrictive physical intervention
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in English and Welsh
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Childrens Residential Worker friends or colleagues.

If you are a Childrens Residential Worker and would like to express your interest, please contact us for this great opportunity by calling on 0208 514 9110 and speak to Sammy Davis Or email on, 

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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