Residential Childcare Worker job in united kingdom 2022

Residential Childcare Worker job in united kingdom 2022

Residential Childcare Worker job in united kingdom 2022

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£26,374 – £29,114 a year

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Full Job Description

At Common Thread are dedicated to leading in the creation and provision of innovative healing environments for children and young people who have been hurt by trauma, abuse and neglect.

We’re looking for nurturing, fun and interesting people who are passionate and committed to making a difference to the lives of vulnerable young people and have the drive to grow and develop in a professional environment.

We’re looking for a full and part time members in our Fenwick House.

There are many benefits working with Common Thread detailed below:

· 10 days training when you start and further development throughout your career with Common Thread

· Shift patterns which promote healthy psychological and physical recovery. Our model for full time workers being 48 hour shift, three days off, 48 hours shift and four days off. Working 10 days out of 28 day rota. 5 Return journeys in a 4 week period.

Benefits include:

  • Free external counselling to all our staff
  • Creative supervision
  • Opportunities for development and career progression
  • Annual events including our Children’s Christmas Party
  • Paid Membership to the Hospital Saturday Fund which helps cover the cost of healthcare that is not covered free by the NHS such as dental and optical bills.

Each working day at Common Thread will be different from the last. Your main responsibility will to be look after the wellbeing of our young people but your day-to-day tasks will change from going out on activities with young people, taking them to school or family contact etc. For further information please look at our application back on our website.

If you have the drive to make a real difference and would like to join the Common Thread family, please click the apply button above.

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted, please complete our online application form.

Salary dependant on experience and qualifications. Wage includes sleepover allowance.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,374.40-£29,114.00 per year


  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme
  • Store discount






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Independent Child Trafficking Guardian

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£27,000 a year

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Cycle to work scheme
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Available posts: 1 Area covered: South – mostly covering Hampshire


Barnardo’s National Counter Trafficking Service runs several different services across England and Wales. This includes the Independent Child Trafficking Guardianship Service, a statutory provision set out in Section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Do you want to improve the lives of young people affected by modern slavery? Do you have immigration, social care or criminal justice experience? Are you ready to join a passionate growing team and step up to this challenge? If your answers are yes, we want to hear from you.

Independent Child Trafficking Guardians:

  • Work directly alongside young people who do not have a figure of parental responsibility for them in the UK, guiding them through immigration, social care and criminal justice processes
  • Support professionals, including Social Workers, Police, Youth Offending Workers Foster Carers and Residential Support Workers, to identify young people exploited through modern slavery, meet their needs and keep them safe
  • Ensure that every young person in the Service is referred into the National Referral Mechanism (NRM)
  • Assist in enabling young people access to effective legal or other advice, including by appointing and instructing legal representation as needed
  • Enable young people to build safe networks of support and work with professionals to disrupt unsafe networks
  • Encourage and assist young people to access growth opportunities and develop their talents and skills

This is a Home-Based role but will involve extensive travel around the region to regularly meet with children and attend multi-agency meetings. Do you drive? Do you have access to a car? If the answers are yes, we want to hear from you.

What are the benefits of joining the National Counter Trafficking Service?

  • Extensive training, development and progression pathway
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and additional annual leave purchase scheme
  • Flexible Working and Time Off in Lieu
  • Access to Barnardo’s Retirement Savings Plan
  • Cycle to work scheme and offers from major high-street brands and discounts on cinema tickets and holidays

Additional information:

When completing your application, please make clear your skills, knowledge and experience in relation to the Job Description, Person Specification and Additional Information document.

We wish you all the best with your application and look forward to learning more about you.

Barnardo’s believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.

At Barnardo’s we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

About Barnardo’s
At Barnardo’s we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo’s is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo’s.

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Childcare Assistant

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£20,270 – £21,318 a year

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Are you an experienced and passionate childcare worker who would like to work within a large thriving childcare setting? Then this could be the role for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Level 2 qualified Childcare Assistants, two to work at our NGH site.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to working in our nursery. They must be knowledgeable in the EYFS standards and keen to support our children in a safe and caring environment to grow and develop within their own potential.

To support in providing an interesting and stimulating environment which is well organised and facilitates independence and resourcefulness for the children. To develop quality activities and role play situations, inside and outside which provide an interesting, inclusive and stimulating environment.

To provide excellent care and educational opportunities for the children within your care.

To contribute in the collection of resources in the nursery. To ensure that resources are organised and prepared accordingly.

To plan and implement activities and experiences which are appropriate for children of all ages and stages of development using the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and Ofsted guidelines.

To organise the preparation of children’s work for display, ensuring that it is well presented and promotes self-esteem.

To support in providing information displays for parents and carers.

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

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