Residential Child Care Worker – Penrith

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Feb-23

Closing Date: 29-Mar-23

Location: Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8QT

Salary: £27,000 to £29,000 per year

Residential Child Care Worker – Penrith

Permanent full-time residential child care worker required in Penrith. (Peripatetic)

Your new company

A company with over 17 years experience in supporting some of the most vulnerable young people across the UK who aim to nurture and develop, so that children and young people can flourish in their care. A very well established company with 45 registered homes and 2 academies across the country.

Your new role

Your new role will be a full time residential child care worker who will work across a small number of homes within the same geographical area, travelling and providing cover where required. You will work as a team, building long lasting relationships with the children and young people. You will accompany young people to and from school or college, facilitate family contact, create a warm and comforting environment, have fun and go on days out as well as shopping, cooking, cleaning and encouraging participation in local activities and hobbies.

What you’ll need to succeed

Previous experience in Residential Child Care is extremely beneficial, however there are many transferable skills for this role. You need to have a dedicated and resilient approach as well as an extremely caring and nurturing nature. You will also need a full UK driving licence.

What you’ll get in return

* Competitive salary of £27,861.60 to £29,328.00 per annum, pro-rata, depending on experience
* 28 days holidays per annum
* Auto-enrolment into the company pension scheme
* A cash back health care plan including 24/7 access to a GP and discounts on gym memberships
* Employee assistance helpline
* Life assurance
* Career progression through opportunities to gain relevant and necessary vocational qualifications

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