Residential Child Care Worker (Full-Time)


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Residential Child Care Worker (Full-Time)

Haresfield Lacock, Wiltshire

Children and Young People Residential Care – LD

£9.10 - £9.25 an hour

Full-Time Position 

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Are you an experienced carer looking to improve a young person’s life on a 1-1 basis?

Immediate contract available at Haresfield

  • £9.10 - £9.25 an hour
  • Full time – 39 hours a week (Varying shift pattern)
  • We also have bank contracts available

About the Role

Haresfield is a specialist residential home for young people aged eight to eighteen, with learning disabilities, complex needs, and behaviours that may challenge. Based in the Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham, Haresfield has five en-suite bedrooms suitable for any gender. Individual needs are at the centre of our practice, and we listen and respond to the individual’s voice when planning their care. Achieving positive outcomes is paramount to us.

A day in the life of a Residential Child Care Worker

  • Socialising with our young people and creating fun and engaging activities and home events
  • Cooking and support in the kitchen during meal times
  • Assisting with fantastic days out with our young people
  • Assisting with personal care with our young people when required
  • Complete relevant documentation for the young people you support

New to Care?

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Our commitment to you

  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Holiday top-up payments made for regular overtime (T's and C's apply)
  • Overtime paid
  • Bank Holidays: Time-and-a-half
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Great work/life balance
  • No pay differentials for under 23’s
  • Holiday pay
  • QCF (NVQ) Level 3 available (fully funded)

About you

We are looking for people who:

  • Are 22+ years of age
  • Have experience in a residential care setting
  • Are caring and respectful who will enable the people we support to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions
  • Are flexible and adaptable who want to go the extra mile if it means making a positive difference to Service User lives
  • Are enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

Covid Update

We are following the Government’s Guidelines to ensure the safety of our young people and the team who support, to limit the spread of infection in our children’s homes.

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and young people, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies for all our services.

Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to an early vaccination, alongside weekly tests, known as PCR testing, whilst working in one of our homes.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button or call David on 01249 730177 for an informal discussion / application form.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.