Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare

– Experience of working with children and young people

– Experience of working in a Children’s residential care setting

– Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List

– Willingness and availability to sleep in and work evenings,

school holidays and weekends-and to go on holidays/outings

with children


We are looking to recruit experienced and suitably qualified residential care workers to work in our Ofsted Outstanding short breaks home for children with disabilities. The home is based in Winsford and is registered to provide overnight short breaks for up to 3 children at a time. Our service runs from Thursday to Monday during term time and school holidays. The home has the benefit of a skilled and experienced registered manager and a stable long standing staff team. The role will include moving and handling, administering medication and providing personal care.


Assist as a team member in the effective assessment, implementation and review of

individual care plans for service users in the Centre or in the Community.


1 Maintain a warm, caring and stimulating environment in which service users can receive good physical, emotional, social and intellectual care

2 Act as a key worker to a number of service users, working in partnership with them and any other relevant persons to identify needs and co-ordinate/implement their individual care plans

3 As key worker contribute to the process of assessment, implementation, recording and reviewing of individual care plans to the standards identified in the service specification

4 Maintain effective record systems to enable the preparation of Social Work reports for Court Reviews, Planning Meetings etc.

5 Liaise with other professional staff and relevant external people, so that appropriate resources may be identified and mobilised for the benefit of the individual

6 Be aware of and comply with statutory requirements, group policies, equal opportunities and any other regulation and procedure. Identify problems and service deficiencies by the continuous review of service user needs and make recommendations for improvement so as to contribute to the achievement of the overall service objectives

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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