Residential Child Care Worker
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC20422
  • Published: Fri 05/08/2022, 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/07/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting Salary: £21,695 with the opportunity to progress to £24,920 per annum plus 6% market enhancement. OR Starting Salary: £25,419 with the opportunity to progress to £28,226 per annum plus 6% market enhancement. Based on experience.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City, Watford , Stevenage , Hertford , Baldock Library, Hertfordshire

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Residential Child Care Worker

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Get the training to change children’s lives for the better

If you want to build a career working with children, the Children’s Residential Services team at Hertfordshire will give you both the training and opportunities to thrive. There are no bad ideas here.

The role

Day-to-day, your main focus will be on providing nurturing therapeutic care to children who’ve experienced traumatic life experiences. You’ll effectively take on the role of a parent: cooking and cleaning and doing school runs, activities and appointments – as well as getting involved in preparing child-centred reports.

It’s shift-based, with late, weekend, Bank Holiday and sleep-in duties. Over time, you’ll develop a deep knowledge of all the key legislation, including Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards, HCC policies and local procedures. But ultimately, you’ll be one of the home’s friendly, engaging personalities – ready to help, whatever the need.

About you

You don’t need any care or social work experience. If you bring a thirst for learning, knack for winning over young people and drive to help children realise their potential – we’ll give you all the training you need. It’s also vital that you have a full driving licence and access to a car for work.

Apply now…

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Veronica Bennett on 07580742865

Benefits of Working for HCC:

Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
Excellent Career Development
Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
Shopping Discounts
Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

There are limited vacancies, therefore if you are interested in this role we urge you to apply as soon as possible. We will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis. We look forward to reading your application.

 

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