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Residential Childcare Worker

Full Time
Role Type
Working hours per week
10.08 - 10.70

Are you a caring and compassionate person with the desire to help children & young people, by making a positive difference to their lives?

What we can offer you as a Childrens residential support worker at Cambian Group

***£500 Welcome Bonus***
£9.33ph to £9.95ph -20-40 hours a week
Full Time, Part Time and Bank Positions available
£30 Sleep in rate (2-3 sleep ins per week)
Overtime paid at increased rate
Shift patterns and Rotas to suit the needs of your family
Full enhanced children’s and adults DBS paid for by Cambian, Full Training provided - 8-day paid intensive induction training course, face to face and online learning to support your development  
3-5 paid shadowing shifts working with experienced Support Worker or Team Leader.
Opportunity to be enrolled onto an NVQ Children and Young people’s workforce level 4 which is a national recognised qualification within the industry and profession of children’s residential services. This is worth over £6k and fully funded by Cambian Group to support you in progress your career.
Free onsite parking, meals and other benefits such as Cycle to work, Dental plans, Casual Dress, Pension scheme, Car leasing scheme, Cambian Rewards full of discounted restaurants and days out for the family!

We are recruiting for Children Support Workers for one of our residential children’s homes within Essex and surrounding areas: -

The working day can be very unpredictable and you could find yourself doing a variation of duties such as organising activities to attending parental appointments. We are looking for people who are flexible, reliable, adaptable and to be able to read situations and help our young people make positive choices.

Working on a rota basis- 0800-2300 (average 169 hours a month) plus sleep ins depending on the size of the home but we understand certain personal commitments and will be pleased to talk about flexible working
Meeting the needs of the Children and Young People in line with Ofsted regulations
Organising and facilitating Social Activities (out of school)
Maintaining the home (laundry, cleaning shopping etc.)


We are looking for people who have life skills, having experience with children or health and social care would benefit but this NOT essential for us at Cambian as full training and support will be provided
Living within travelling distance to our homes in Essex and surrounding areas.
You must be of a mature nature and have a full UK Driving licence.

We are the Cambian group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them.

For an immediate interview please Click to apply.

Requirements for an Enhanced DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.


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