We are a growing, Family Owned, private childcare provider committed to offering high-quality care, support and education to children and young adults in a safe and nurturing environment. With a strong emphasis on child development, our organisation aims to provide exceptional care and support while adhering to industry regulations and best practices. We are currently seeking passionate and dedicated Residential Childcare Workers to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of the children in our care.
As a Residential Childcare Worker, you will play a vital role in providing high-quality care and support to children and young people residing in our residential facilities. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the well-being, safety, and development of the children, while creating a nurturing and homely environment. Working as part of a team, you will build positive relationships, implement care plans, and facilitate engaging activities to promote their growth and positive outcomes. Key Responsibilities: 1. Provide day-to-day care and support to children and young people in a residential setting, ensuring their safety, well-being, and physical and emotional needs are met. 2. Build positive relationships with the children, establishing trust and promoting a sense of belonging and security. 3. Implement individual care plans and support strategies, collaborating with colleagues and relevant professionals to meet the specific needs and goals of each child. 4. Create a nurturing and stimulating environment, organising and facilitating age-appropriate activities, outings, and recreational opportunities. 5. Support children in their daily routines, including meals, personal hygiene, schoolwork, and leisure activities, encouraging independence and life skills development. 6. Observe and document significant information, incidents, and progress in written reports and contribute to the overall assessment and evaluation process. 7. Collaborate with colleagues, therapists, and external professionals to provide comprehensive care, ensuring effective communication and coordination of support services. 8. Promote and maintain a safe and secure environment, implementing safeguarding procedures, risk assessments, and health and safety guidelines. 9. Support children in developing positive social skills, emotional regulation, and conflict resolution techniques, providing guidance and role modelling appropriate behaviour. 10. Attend relevant training and professional development sessions to enhance your knowledge and skills in working with children and young people in a residential setting.