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Residential Childcare Worker

Hartlepool, UK

Job Type

Full Time



Residential Childcare Workers


£11.44 - £20.88 per hour depending on shift pattern and location.

We are currently looking to recruit Residential Childcare Workers to work within a range of residential settings across Teesside.

Within this role you will be supporting a range of young people that may have learning difficulties, autism and/or emotional behavioural disorders and mental health issues. The younger persons you are supporting may also present different aspects of challenging behaviour and complex health needs.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Previous experience of working within residential childcare settings.

  • Effective communications in relation to report writing and verbal communication with staff.

  • Awareness of non-verbal communication.

  • A professional and caring nature.

  • The ability to engage with young people in a positive and proactive manner.

  • A level 3 qualification (or equivalent) in Children and Young People is desirable but not essential to the role.

Requirements of the role:

  • Ensure the welfare of all young people within the service.

  • Take a child centred approach and ensure that high quality care is provided at all times.

  • Contribute towards the care, learning and development of young people within the service.

  • Ensure that young people within service are appreciated, provided with equal opportunities and never discriminated.

  • Ensure personal choice and encourage each young person to be involved in all aspects of their care.

  • Liaise with parents/families of the young people within the service as well as external authorities

  • Follow individual care plan’s to ensure each young person is effectively supported with all of their daily living needs.

A driving licence and access to your own vehicle is desirable due to the nature of the role.

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