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Senior Childcare Worker

Engage Partners
£16.50 - £17.50 per hour
Closing date
Mar 4, 2024

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Senior Residential Childcare Worker required:

Engage Education has a fantastic new role for a Senior Residential Childcare worker in a warm and welcoming SEN Residential setting that seeks to support and change outcomes for pupils with complex needs. Based in Rotherham, this school is renowned for its nurturing, positive and enthusiastic approach, consistently placing each pupil at the centre of the learning and going above and beyond to give them the best chances in life. Starting immediately or as soon as possible, this school is searching for an enthusiastic, charismatic and bubbly person to join their dedicated team, providing the structured, nurturing support that their pupils deserve. If you are passionate about building positive relationships with pupils and changing their outcomes, apply today to be considered for this role!

About you:

  • Mandatory: Level 3 Diploma in residential Childcare or NVQ equivalent

  • Have a passion for supporting young people with complex needs and making a lasting impact in their lives, demonstrable with previous experience in a similar role.

  • Be robust, resilient and take pride in helping students who find school life challenging.

  • Be a flexible and positive individual and have a 'can do' attitude, showing commitment to personal development and ongoing professional development.

  • Be dedicated to the safeguarding and protection of children, relating well with them and building strong relationships.

  • Be committed to supporting children with SEN/SEMH needs, demonstrating patience, empathy and nurture when supporting children in a one-to-one capacity.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Chaperoning occupants to appointments and activities

  • Completing relevant paperwork.

  • Household tasks

  • Administering medication

  • Lead, train and develop new and existing support workers within your team

  • Helping the deputy manager to maintain a skilled and knowledgeable team

What Engage can offer you:

  • We pride ourselves on recruiting the very best support staff for schools across West Yorkshire, with over a decade of experience working alongside top schools in the area. We are now searching for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to support the development and progress of the pupils - could this be you?

  • Earn up to £500 a week! We pay all our staff in line with the Agency Worker Regulations, so your rate will be equal to that of a permanent employee.

  • Develop your knowledge of the national curriculum. We provide ongoing support and guidance from your own dedicated Engage consultant to assist your development including a wide range of continued professional development (CPD) training sessions. These are completely free to attend and you will be invited to these.

  • £150 referral bonus for each of your friends you refer to us when they work 10 days or more.

  • We offer our staff wellbeing support, retail and travel offers and discounts.

  • Experience working in a range of scenarios, with children from a multitude of backgrounds and circumstances including SEN support, ESL (English as Second Language), challenging behaviour support and intervention support.

How to apply:

You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants require the appropriate qualifications.

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. All applicants must have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting work. Full assistance provided.

By applying for this role, you are consenting to Engage Education Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the GDPR requirements.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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