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Childcare Support Worker- Leicestershire- Children's Residential Homes
Leicestershire (Full Time, Permanent)
£17,000 - £19,000 / Year
Childcare Support Worker- Leicestershire- Children's Residential Homes - Leicestershire
Dove Resourcing is currently working in partnership with an established and strong care and education focused business, we are on the lookout for qualified Seniors and Support Workers to join their EBD homes across the Leicestershire area.

The company I’m working with provide strategies, support and solutions to some of the most difficult challenges involving children and young people. They work closely with local authorities and professional bodies to ensure that each and every child is placed in an environment that will support their individual and education needs.

They offer a homely environment where, with the right care and dedicated support, every child and young person can fulfil their potential. You would need to understand that every child and young person is individual and unique in their needs. Our client likes to take time to explore every issue that affects an individual and provide a nurturing environment in which their needs are met.

It is essential that you hold your Level 3 in Children Young People’s Workforce or equivalent qualifications, you would also need to be a car driver.

You would be expected to;

• To provide primary basic care and a nurturing, therapeutic environment to help the child progress.
• To contribute to the normal development of the children and young people through the provision of a healthy lifestyle to enable them to reach their fullest potential by providing a variety of stimulating activities and a consistent and caring adult model.
• To work with consistent boundaries in order to create safety for the children and young people.
• To be a positive role model for the child and practitioners and encourage both to develop meaningful relationships and attachments.
• To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the children and young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met.
• To be aware of the children’s rights and to work in an anti-discriminatory and anti- oppressive manner.

You would need to be fully flexible as this position would include weekend work and sleep ins, you would be required to complete 10 x 24 hour shifts per month.

You would do 16 hours active duty and then followed by a sleep in. Salary is subject to experience and qualifications The salary for RCW’s is £17-£19k dependant on experience and for Seniors is between £20,000- £22,000 per annum, both inclusive of sleep ins.

If you're on the lookout for a Support Worker position across the Leicestershire area, please do contact Millie Parker at Dove Resourcing.

Dove Resourcing is a specialist social care recruitment agency working exclusively with care staff seeking permanent jobs in the care sector. We work throughout the UK supplying staff to both adult & children’s care organisations from support workers to registered managers - so if you are considering a move, or if you just want to keep an eye on the market, do get in touch for a confidential conversation.