Residential Childcare Worker

Leicester, Leicestershire and South Nottinghamshire
£7.69 per hour plus sleep-in allowance
24 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

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Barford Children’s Services:  Caring staff help to achieve the best outcome for young people

"Barford aims to give all young people the opportunity to fulfil their potential and enjoy new experiences in a safe nurturing environment."

Barford Children’s Services is looking for people with enthusiasm, energy and commitment to work with young people who live in residential care. We understand every child is individual and look to ensure that our service is unique to them. Therefore, we are looking to develop a workforce that will better meet the needs of children and young people. Through our delivery of services, we aim to raise standards and improve practice by setting additional requirements for training and ongoing professional development of all our employees. 

Residential Childcare Workers – All levels required

Position: Perm / 40 hours per week

Salary from: £7.69 per hour plus sleep-in allowance

Shift work pattern

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire and South Nottinghamshire

To join our expanding company of committed residential childcare workers. 

An ideal candidate would need the following:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Enthusiasm, ‘a can do’ attitude and be pro-active
  • Undergo DBS and Reference check
  • Level 3 Certificate in Children & Young People (or equivalent) for Senior RCW role

Application forms and details can be downloaded from our website  Alternatively, please email your name and address to or call Mrs J Stevens on 01455 271306.

Closing date for completed by 17 August 2017

Why join Barford Children’s Services?

• Excellent reputation for quality services in Ofsted ‘Good homes’

• Comprehensive induction training

• Being part of a valued team where people's contributions count

• A strong emphasis on training and development of staff

• An established company which continues to grow

Our children's services specialise in supporting children with emotional behavioural difficulties and other complex needs in therapeutic residential care and education. Our competent, qualified and skilled workforce continue to meet the changing and varied needs of children and young people entrusted into our care through an ongoing professional development and training programme.

If you would like to make a difference to our children and young people please get in touch. All appointments will be subject to a rigorous vetting procedure. A full enhanced criminal records check will be requested for all successful candidates.