Candidate Application

Residential Child Care Support Worker

Reference: Hchheathcsw/Jr
Job Decription:

Better Healthcare are expanding their team of experienced care workers and are now recruiting Residential Childcare Workers.

As a Residential Childcare Worker you would have previous experience of supporting children and young people with a wide range of physical, behavioural, social, communication, health and social care needs.

Residential Child Care Worker key responsibilities:

You will maintain a nurturing, positive and safe living environment within the Unit, in order to meet the needs of the Children and Young People. You will be alert to the needs, safety and wellbeing of Children and Young People. Responsibilities include:

• Participate in the development of care plans for individual Children and Young People
• Carry out regular observations of the Children and Young People
• Report writing
• Use initiative to independently respond to unexpected problems or situations

The ideal Residential Child Care Worker:

• You will have worked in children`s homes previously or have worked in the care sector
• Possess excellent people skills
• Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships
• Be able to demonstrate positive personal authority
• NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent

Please note that all care staff must be at least 21 years old. No person can work in a children`s home unless they are at least 3 years older than the oldest child accommodated.

You will also be required to carry out an oversees police check if you have even been out of the UK for more than 3 months at any one time in addition to the regular DBS check.

For more information please contact our recruitment team on 01273 203 999 or email your CV to

Job Type: Permanent
Location: East Sussex, HAYWARDS HEATH
Salary: 9 Per Annum
Posted by: Better Healthcare
Date Posted: 16/10/2018