• We offer a safe and stuctured environment where young people can begin to safely explore their experiences within a consistent psychologically containing environment.
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  • While our expectation is to offer settled placements of 6 months and more, our admission procedures are sufficiently flexible to take account of urgent situations.
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  • Barford education caters for pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties who have found it difficult to achieve their full potential in the mainstream sector.
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  • We aim to provide the best treatment for each individual child and the best support for significant adults who have the child in mind. We place the child and the adult at the centre of our thinking
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Senior Residential Childcare Worker

Job Summary

Senior Residential Childcare Worker - Childrens Residential Services
Area: South Nottinghamshire/Leicestershire
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 plus sleep in allowance
Option to use the Childcare Voucher Scheme
Permanent/Full-time position
Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS

Are you wishing to take that next step in your career or wanting to work in an organisation that provides a unique service by combining care, therapy and education for its young people, then here is an opportunity to join Barford Children’s Services as a Senior Residential Childcare Worker.

Barford Childrens Services provides Integrated Residential services of Care, Education and Therapy to young people with complex needs.

About the Role:
You will undertake the Senior Residential Childcare Worker role to work in one of the homes as part of an integrated service working closely with Education and therapy services alongside Local Authorities. You will act as a professional person working closely with other agencies and professionals.

You will be responsible to the manager for the day to day running of the home, managing a shift and delivering high quality care to the young people.

You will help to train and develop staff ensuring the home is compliant with The Childrens Homes Regulations and promotes and safeguards the welfare of young people.

Successful applicants will need:
Excellent communication skills, knowledge of care plans, and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of professionalism and knowledge of the day to day operations of a Children’s Home.

Experience preparing and managing a shift and working with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Knowledge of childcare legislation including Safeguarding and Child Protection.

You must have QCF Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or equivalent or above, and minimum one years’ relevant experience.

Training and development opportunities are provided to support you in developing your career.

Now is the time to apply for that new and exciting Senior RCW role. Join Barford Children’s Services and help support and make a difference in the lives of our young people download the full job description, role measure, guidance notes and application form or contact Juli Stevens on 01455 271306. No agencies  

Please fill out our Application Form below and return to our head office – Barford Children’s Services, Sapcote Road, Stoney Stanton, Leicester LE9 4DW