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Residential Care Worker

Job Title: Residential Care Worker
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hammersmith
Salary: £16 per hour
REF: TD0928
Contact Name: Toni Dunkley
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

London Borough Hammersmith & Fulham Council- Residential Care Worker

Location: Hammersmith- W6 0JE

Hours: Full Time - Hours based on shift work

Payrate: £16.00 ph


Job Purpose

To contribute to the provision of respite social work to children and young people with learning and or physical disabilities.  To provide a consistent caring and stable environment for young people.  To work as a member of a staff team towards agreed aims and objectives.


Main Responsibilities

To provide a level of care that meets the requirements of inspection standards, and appropriate legislation.

To ensure that high standards of care are maintained within the Home giving particular consideration to health, education, personal relationships, and cultural and religious needs.

To recognise young people’s behaviour within the context of their life experience and develop appropriate strategies for managing this.

To provide a safe environment for young people by setting clear, consistent, and reasonable boundaries.

To contribute to creating a positive living experience for young people.

To undertake individual and group work, as necessary.

To write reports necessary for review assessments and other meetings.

Maintain case files and official records in accordance with departmental and divisional policies.

To undertake keywork responsibility as determined by the Manager/Supervisor.

To work with families and carers in consultation with other professionals and in accordance with the young person’s care plan.

To work in partnership with relevant agencies, in particular the Disabled Children’s Team.

To develop contacts within the community, and to assist young people with educational and leisure activities.

To participate in the department’s supervision, training, and appraisal systems.

To attend all case conferences, reviews and staff meetings as required by the Manager, and to fully participate as a member of the staff team.

To undertake sleeping-in duties as part of working on a rota.

To undertake other duties, consistent with the basic objectives and/or duties of the post.

To act at all times in accordance with council and departmental policy

To participate in training as identified to meet the needs of this specific client group. To provide personal care where appropriate and to work in accordance with the borough’s moving and handling guidelines.

To exercise responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act as laid down or as may be amended from time to time by divisional procedures.

To undertake all duties within the framework of the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy, ensuring that all necessary elements are implemented into work duties.


We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Toni Dunkley on 0208 514 9146 or Email: