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Residential Childcare Officer - Cardiff

Job Title: Residential Childcare Officer - Cardiff
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £16.85 - 16.85 per hour
Start Date: 04/03/2024
Duration: 4 months initially
REF: SD2302202403
Contact Name: Kasey Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Residential Childcare Officer - Cardiff

Are you a passionate, dedicated Residential Childcare Officer looking for your next role? 4Recruitment Services are recruiting 5 Residential Childcare Officer's, both day and night workers, to be placed on a rota to cover shifts across children’s homes in Cardiff.

Umbrella Rate: £16.85 per hour 

Duration: 04/03/2024 – 4 months initially

Hours: Rota basis – 8 – 12 hour shifts (rotas will be organised weekly)

Residential Childcare Officer role: Full JD Available

  • Implementation, monitoring and recording of individual Placement Plans
  • Providing direct care and effective support to young people to enable them to achieve positive outcomes in line with their childcare personal plan
  • Supporting children to meet their individual needs and overcome challenges
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people
  • Recognise and promote young people’s individuality, uniqueness and diverse needs whilst providing a nurturing and positive environment
  • Attending to the personal physical health of the young people, including personal care as and when needed
  • Actively supporting the education plans for children including homework, project work and revision
  • Encourage reading and the intellectual development by encouraging them
  • Make positive links with schools and attend parents evenings etc
  • Develop, participate and support young people in recreational and leisure activities
  • Household cleaning and maintenance duties, and preparation of meals
  • Transportation of young people where necessary
  • Build trusting working relationships
  • Keep and maintain records of work done, providing relevant reports where needed
  • Attend meetings, reviews and conferences where necessary, advocating for the young people

Essential Requirements

  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Registered with Social Care Wales as a Residential Childcare Officer
  • Experience working with children/ young people in a social care setting
  • Patience, empathy and caring nature
  • Can-do attitude, willing to go above and beyond for the young people in your care
  • Willing to learn and share experiences, skills and knowledge
  • Enhanced Child DBS registered to the update service

We also offer an outstanding referral scheme for any Residential Childcare Officer friends or colleagues.

If you are a Residential Childcare Officer 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.