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Residential Care Worker

  • Job reference: RCW
  • Location: Liskeard, Cornwall
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Residential Care Worker needed for Cornwall Council in Liskeard, £10 ltd per hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - Shifts are usually 7am - 3pm or 2pm - 9pm
Pay rate - £10 ltd an hour
Team - Children/ Young People with Learning/Emotional/Behavioural Disabilities

*To provide a residential/respite care service for children/young people with learning disabilities (some who may have multiple disabilities), and emotional and behavioural difficulties
*To ensure the effective delivery of the residential/respite care services on a day to day basis, within the statutory framework of the relevant acts and regulations governing such provision
*To ensure in partnership with children/young people with disabilities and their families, and/or carers that individual care plans are formulated, actioned and reviewed for each young person
*To undertake direct work with children/young people with disabilities and their families, both within the Centre and elsewhere, as required
*To undertake shift working and "sleeping in" duties, as required
*To undertake the practical domestic and ancillary duties as is required

What is required?
*5 GCSEs including English and Maths or equivalent
*Previous experience of working with children/young people up to 25 with disabilities and their families
*NVQ III in Child Care or equivalent (desirable)

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.