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Residential Child care Worker

Permanent  for AGR care services in Bolton

Working hours: Full time worked on a rota including evenings, weekends and sleep ins

Role: Purpose of the role is to provide advice, assistance and support to young people (up to age 18) in a residential setting. To attend to the physical, emotional ,behavioural ,cultural and educational needs of the young people. To act as an appropriate role model and to work closely with them to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their optimum potential.

Experience of supporting children is desirable. Knowledge of complex needs and challenging behaviour is essential. Numeracy and literacy skills are required, an NVQ in Health and social care/ Children and young people or Level 3 children and young people workforce diploma, (or equivalent) would be desirable. A full UK valid driving licence is essential for the role.

All applicants must be over the age of 22yrs (NMS 29.4)

Positions are subject to satisfactory references, DBS Enhanced Disclosures, evidence of essential qualifications (if applicable)

Contact the office on 01204 699993 to request an application pack

Job added on 22-11-2014