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Senior Residential Childcare Worker

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22347 - £25186 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

Are you looking for a new role during these difficult times? We can help you!

We are currently recruiting for experienced Senior Residential Childcare Workers to join a beautiful children’s home which is based in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
We are looking for energetic and passionate individuals to support vulnerable children and young people aged 8-18 years old who display emotional, behavioural difficulties, challenging behaviours and complex needs.

 Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £22,347 - £25,186 per year including sleep-in shift allowance. You will work 4-8 sleep-in shifts per month.
Shifts and Hours: 2 on / 4 off - 39hrs per week. Full Time and Permanent.
7:30am - 11pm / sleep
7am - 11pm / sleep


  • Supporting young people with challenging behaviours in their day to day lives.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Able to be motivated, resilient, proactive, enthusiastic and empathetic.


  • Entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale.
  • Access to voluntary benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments.
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the organisation.


  • Full UK Manual Driving Licence - Must be a car driver due to the location of the home and due to the requirements of the role.
  • Must hold the QCF Level 3 Children and Young People / Children's Residential qualification.
  • At least 12 months experience within a residential setting or with challenging behaviours is essential.
  • Able to take responsibility for the care and well being of young people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be aged 21 or over - this is due to the oldest child at the setting and due to the policies of the organisation.

Due to COVID-19, telephone interviews are currently being held as opposed to face-to-face interviews.

If this sounds like something you are interested in, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!