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Residential Childcare Worker

Job Title: Residential Childcare Worker
Location: Somerset
Salary: £18,250 - 25,000 per year
Reference: RETAU
Contact Name: Megan Morell
Contact Email: Megan.morell@24-7staffing.co.uk
Job Published: July 16, 2021 14:13

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding but challenging career, where no two days are the same?

Do you want to work for a company that provides excellent career progression?

Are you passionate about working with children?

If you have answered 'yes' to these questions, then we want to hear from you!

24-7 Staffing are looking for positive people who are willing to open their hearts, emotionally invest and provide a high standard of care to children who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and trauma, using trauma informed practices which are embedded within the client’s culture.
Our client provides 24-hour support, 365 days per year therefore, you must be able to work a mixture of shifts, including weekends and sleep-ins. You need to be able to commit to the sleep-in shifts between 2-3 per week. 

About the role:

  • As a Residential Child Care Worker, you will be attentive to the young person’s needs, support the emotional, mental, and physical health needs, including repairing earlier damage to self-esteem and encouraging friendships.
  • Our Client provides a safe and stimulating environment in high-quality buildings, with spaces that support nurture and allow privacy; as well as common spaces and spaces to be active in a home from home family setting.
  • As a Residential Child Care Worker, you will be working within a supportive and experienced team; you will also be working alongside professionals and with children’s families.
  • Each of the children is treated as an individual and their voice is heard, through trauma informed practices our Client offers them a full supported range of services, with education, therapy if required our Client really does put the children in the heart of everything they do.

About you:

Essential Attributes:

  • You must be over the age of 19
  • You must have a Full UK Driving licence
  • You must have a passion for working with children
  • You must be able to commit to 2-3 sleep-ins per week
  • You will have resilience and not take the children expressing their emotions personally
  • You will be committed to completing all mandatory training, required to excel in your role

Desired Attributes:

  • Experience in a Residential Childcare setting
  • Diploma 3 in Childcare or equivalent


  • Free DBS
  • Quality robust training
  • Company pension scheme
  • Holiday pay
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Discounts in many high street shops
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee assistant programme