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Residential Childcare Worker

Care Today

Manchester, NW

Care Today
£23500 - £25000 / Per Year
Manchester, NW
4 days ago


Hours: 40 hours per week (sleep in will be expected)

*Advertised salary includes for sleepover pay

Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of young people? Are you looking for an exciting challenge, where everyday is different?

Would you like to begin or further your Career in the Residential Care Sector?

Care Today (Children's Services) are recruiting Residential Care Workers to join our homes based in Manchester.

Our welcoming homes provide 24/7 care for young people within the home, the home is for children all facing a variety of their own challenges, and we are looking for enthusiastic and caring people to help make a difference to these children.

Within our Manchester Homes we also have an exciting wider project looking at Semi Independent living for soon to be Care Leavers.

During your 6-month probation period, you will be enrolled in a NVQ 3 Diploma in residential care, if you do not already hold one. This will be fully funded and you will be given plenty of time and support to complete However, you must be self-motivated to complete the qualification.

Ideally the person applying will have:-

  • Availability and ability to work on a rota that involves 24/7 working
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Able and willing to do sleep in shifts
  • Accurate record keeper
  • Organisational skills
  • Good team player
  • Driving licence

Care Today are a family run Independent provider of Residential homes for children of varying ages, we are Investors in People Platinum along with our sister company Parallel Parents Fostering who have been rated Ofsted Outstanding since 2010.

We are very focused on our staff's CPD and offer various opportunities for people to progress within the following areas:-

Fostering Social Work; Therapy, Education / Teaching; Childrens Homes Registration

*Sleepovers are paid at £55.00 per sleep

About the Company

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Parallel Parents is an independent fostering agency that has been established for over 25 years. We are a family owner and run agency, and believe that our child-focused approach makes us really stand out from other agencies. We are proud to have achieved the highest rating, "Outstanding" by Ofsted in our last three inspections. The most recent of which took place in January 2018. ​ Our first priority is always the child or young person in our care. We believe that children have the right to a safe, stable and nurturing foster home, and our overarching aim is to recruit skilled and resilient foster carers who are able to offer children a positive substitute family experience where it is not possible for them to live with their own family.
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