Residential Childrens Worker

Posted 11 November 2021
Salary£13.32 - 15.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineHealth & Social Care
ReferenceResidential Worker
Contact NameDane Matthews

Job description

~ Residential Children's Worker ~

Spencer Clarke Group are working in partnership with Action For Children (Ormiston) to appoint several Residential Children's Workers to their Children's Services.

3 – 6 Month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Full time Position - (This role will be working 37 per week)

*** Shifts available - 21:00 - 9:00 (Night Shift) ***

Location – 44 George Crescent, Ormiston, East Lothian (Haddingtonshire), EH35 5JE.

Rate of Pay - £13.32+ per hour – Negotiable depending on experience.

*** We require staff with experience Supporting Young People with Significant Learning Disabilities and Challenging behaviour ***

About the Role;

Assess, care plan, review and providing a 24/7 care service, in line with regulatory requirements and organisational policy and procedure to achieve positive outcomes for individual children and young people and contributing to the achievement of an outstanding, good or equivalent rating in external inspection.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Take a lead with case/care planning management for individual children or young people, undertaking assessment of need, developing a care plan and identifying agreed outcomes and carrying out regular review in conjunction with children, young people and their families and other professionals.
  • Lead and work on shifts with accountability for service delivery, assessing and managing risks, deploying staff and resources accordingly while on the shift and to maintain personalised high quality care that is outcome focused for children and young people and apply agreed organisational procedures to ensure the safe care and management of children and young people in our care.
  • Supervise, guide or direct staff and volunteers where required and provide mentoring to newly appointed staff.
  • Support children and young people in their personal care, administration of medication and clinical procedures in line with Action for Children’s policy and procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Build and maintain professional positive working relationships by providing emotional and social support to children and young people who can display challenging emotional and social difficulties.
  • Work within the community to assist the child / young person and their family, promoting communication and participation by ensuring that the views and needs of children/ young people are articulated, heard and responded to.
  • Consistently applying Action for Children’s policy procedures and professional practice standards and in line with registration requirements.

Job Requirements;

  • Eligibility To Work In The UK. (Passport)
  • Reference Contact Details Covering 3 years of Employment. (names, numbers and email addresses)
  • Enhanced PVG (Children)

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to and contact Dane on 01772 954 200 as soon as possible.