Senior Residential Childcare Workers (Senior RCW)

Permanent, Full Time
Residential Children’s Support Worker
West Yorkshire
£20,212 to £22,478 per annum
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Senior Residential Childcare Workers (Senior RCW)

Adept Recruitment is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions to the Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.

We are currently recruiting for Senior Residential Childcare Workers (Senior RCWs) for a client who has recently opened four new services in West Yorkshire. You will provide support to up to four service users (depending on the location) aged 5-17, many with EBD. You will be expected to be empathetic and compassionate with a good understanding of working with young people who have been adversely affected by circumstance and are emotionally vulnerable and sometimes challenging.

The two homes in which they require Senior RCWs are located in:

Huddersfield (HD5 postcode)
Liversedge area (WF15)

You will work on a one-on two-off (or occasionally a two-on four-off) rota basis, with each shift comprising a waking and sleeping portion totalling 24 hours, with a contractual requirement of 10 shifts per month. Our client may also be able to accommodate part-time for people who can do 7 or 8 shifts per month and, depending on the needs in each home, may also be able to offer 35 hours per week contracts with no sleep-in responsibilities.

You will require the skills and confidence to lead, manage and develop a team of Residential Childcare Workers. This includes motivating team members, upholding standards of practice and undertaking supervision.

In return for your skills and experience we can offer you the opportunity to join an employer of choice within the residential care sector where the children and young people are placed at the heart of everything they do.

Senior RCW applicants MUST either have achieved, or be nearing completion, of the NVQ/QCF Level 3 diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or Level 3 diploma for Residential Childcare (or equivalent) and have extensive previous experience working within residential childcare.

The salary for the roles is £20,212 to £22,478 depending on experience for the full-time role including sleep-ins. Please ask for details regarding the 35 hours per week role.

For more information please apply with a CV to the link below or call Jay Gibbons for more information.

Important Note:

Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.
Appointments will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.
Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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