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Residential Childcare Officer (Days and Nights available) - Cardiff

Job Title: Residential Childcare Officer (Days and Nights available) - Cardiff
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Other Locations
REF: 924268
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Residential Childcare Officer (Days and Nights available)
Umbrella Pay- £16.85 - £33.70) per hour (enhancement rates for evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep in’s)
22/07/2024 – 3 months initially
Rota basis – 8 to 12 hour shifts – Day and Nights available
Our client are seeking day and night workers to be placed on a rota to cover shifts across Children’s Homes in Cardiff.
  • Supporting children and young people aged 11 – 18 years to achieve positive outcomes in line with their childcare personal plan
  • Implement, monitor and record individual Placement Plans in consultation with your supervisor and other members of the team
  • Recognise and promote young people’s individuality, uniqueness and diverse needs
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people by fulfilling all duties and responsibilities
  • Provide personal care, emotional and practical support the children and young people
  • Support the education plans for children including homework, project work and revision
  • Have fun with the children and provide a nurturing environment, being there at every step of their development
  • Develop, participate and support young people in recreational and leisure activities
  • Routine household cleaning and maintenance duties and preparation of meals
  • Transportation of the young people where necessary
  • Build appropriate relationships
  • As a Waking Night Officer you will be awake on duty at all times throughout the night to monitor and to respond to young people’s individual needs and the requirements/instruction of on-call Managers
  • Communicate effectively with a range of out of hours services as and when required
  • Take part in handovers at the beginning and end of the shift
  • Report any observations or incidents to the incoming staff of which they need to be aware
  • Provide relevant reports and ensuring records are fully and accurately completed
  • UK Driving Licence, access to a vehicle, business insurance
  • Registered with Social Care Wales as a Residential Childcare Officer/ Waking Night Officer
  • Recent experience working with vulnerable Children
  • Recent experience in child placement plans and risk assessments
  • Patient, empathetic and a caring nature
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services in an equal opportunities employer.
Please email all CVs to Sammy Davis or call 02085149110 mobile 07570 819 831
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