Residential Care Workers Required

Location Harlow
Salary £10.00 - £10.80 per hour
Discipline Education
Residential Care Worker
Children's Residential Home,  Harlow Area

Main Purpose of Job: My client is looking for experienced Residential Care Workers who have worked with children in care and challenging behaviour to cover a number of weekly shifts that can not be covered by their regular staff.    

Job purpose: 

- To assist in the day to day management of the home and to safeguard and promote the welfare of all young people
- To assist in working with the children on day to day matters and being a mentor.
- To help represent the home`s mission, vision and values at the highest levels and provide best possible outcomes for all children
- To ensure full compliance with all regulatory bodies, including: Ofsted, Fire Authority, Health and Safety Executive and Environmental Health

Special Conditions

- To work as an integral member of a team.
- To work varying shifts, which include early morning and late evenings.  May be required at times to work weekends and bank holidays.
- Sleeping in duties are also required for which an additional payment is made.
- Observe Equal Opportunity and confidentiality policies of the home.

 The Home

- Children's residential home for kids in care. Most children having behavioural problems.

Must Have

Previous experience either as a RCW ideally within a children's residential home working with young people within care as well as a good knowledge of the children's home regulations and the quality standards, childcare qualifications would benefit but not essential.

Ideally be a driver with a clean license.

Health & Social Care Level 2 or 3

If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge, please apply today.