Youth Residential Care Worker

Location: Coalville, Leicestershire, England
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: RCW - Coalville
Salary: £10 - £13 per hour, Benefits: On site training
Job Published: 11 days ago
Are you a care or support worker who wants to make a difference in children's life?

Do you have a…

-passion to make a difference
-the ability to motivate
-flexible and adaptable personality
-great team player attitude
-excellent communication skills
-considerate approach and a positive attitude


I have amazing job opportunity in a school based residential home Coalville where you will join an amazing caring team to work with children aged 8 to 17 years old who have complex, mental health and EBD needs.

About the role…

-To provide advice, assistance and support to young people, safeguarding their welfare at all times. To attend to their practical, physical and emotional needs.
-To act as an appropriate role model and to work closely with them to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their optimum potential.

Duties & Responsibilities:
-Attending to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning etc)
-Establishing positive relationships with young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard
-Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural, cultural and educational needs of young people
-Acting as a role model and demonstrating appropriate pro-social ways of dealing with problems
-Helping young people gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
-Ensuring that each young person's care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs.
-Providing emotional support at times of difficulty or stress
-Taking responsibility for a small number of young people and ensuring that their needs are fully met - Being ambitious for young people, helping them achieve their goals and optimise their potential
-Providing support for young people in their education and extracurricular activities
-Empowering young people and facilitating their active involvement in the decision making about their lives and future

Working Days / Hours / Pay:

3-week rota:
-Week 1: Mon / Weds / Fri
-Week 2: Tues / Thurs / Sat
-Week 3: Sun
-8am 11pm shifts
-£10 - £13 an hour (dependant on quals / experience)

The role is to start immediately or as early as possible considering notice period allowance.

If you feel you would be the right fit for this role then please apply through contacting James Cullingworth via…
Tel: 07725878406 / 0115 8532170