Senior Residential Childcare Worker
£17 Per Hour
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Residential Childcare Worker to work in Dudley within the Children's services. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Level 3 Children's residential qualification and have recent experience in Children's homes.
The postholder will contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care of the children' so as to promote their welfare whilst working in partnership with their family and other professionals. You will take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the unit in the absence of the Manager and provide experience and expertise in working with children and families referred to the unit.
Develop and sustain effective working relationships between workers and the local community, colleagues and other agencies so as to promote collaborative working and partnerships.
Assist the unit manager in the development of the team and individuals to enhance their performance by ensuring the provision of supervision, support, NVQ assessment, training and appraisal.
Contribute to the effective and efficient use of physical and financial resources.
Comply with the legal requirements relating to services, standing orders, and financial regulations of the department.
Qualifications and experience
* NVQ Level III - Working with Children and Young People.
* Demonstrable experience of working with individual young people or groups of young people.
* Experience of contributing to the development, implementation and review of specific programmes for young people to meet their needs and circumstances.
For more information call Sam on 01615491999 or email