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Residential Childcare Officer

Job Description

Cardiff Council are looking for a Residential Child Care Worker to join the team at one of their children's homes across the city. There are opportunities available for working in respite homes for young people with disabilities or in a home for looked after children. This will be a full time, temporary position initially for 3 months but with permanent opportunities becoming available further down the line. We have a competitive pay rate on offer of £13.47 per hour for standard working hours alongside generous enhancements paid for evenings, weekend working, Bank Holidays and sleeping in duties, additional to your salary. You will receive an additional salary enhancement of 30% after 8pm weekdays, 50% weekends and £40.80 per sleep in.

It takes a special type of person to dedicate their career to supporting others. We are looking for individuals to help ensure children and young people receive a high level and quality of individual support throughout their time in our home. You will be working within a team supporting children and young people to achieve positive outcomes, build appropriate relationships and have fun, being there at every step of their development. As a Residential Childcare Officer, you will play an essential part in providing direct care and effective support to young people to enable them to achieve positive outcomes in line with their childcare personal plan. Every day is different, and you will face new challenges, we need staff members with a can-do attitude, that are willing to go above and beyond for the young people in their care.

In addition to the above the ideal candidate will have:
* Experience of working with children and young people either within a residential
* Registered with Social Care Wales
* Minimum of a QCF Level 3
* Enhanced DBS check
* Full UK driving licence

The benefits of working with Eilidh at Service Care Solutions:
* You will receive a dedicated and personal consultant with a vast knowledge of social
* We are a nationwide supplier of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities
which means we have a wide variety of exclusive roles based all over the country
* We provide frequent updates of new opportunities via text and email
* We have an expert payroll service which is processed twice a week

At Service Care Solutions we also offer a £250 bonus for referrals! If you think you know someone who would be ideal for this role and they are placed in the job you will then receive £250 at the end of their probationary period.

To apply for this role, or to refer someone else, then please do not hesitate to contact Eilidh at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964.