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Residential Childrens Worker

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  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £12 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Akton Recruitment are working in partnership with the Local Authorities to fill a contract position for a Residential Children's Worker. This position is initially on a contract, working shifts and is currently paying £12PH

Job Purpose-

To provide support in a relevant professional area or oversee and co-ordinate the provision of a support function or undertake a specialised skilled activity. This may include day-to-day supervision and direction of a small group or team.


  • To provide direct and practical support and advice to families and children accessing children's residential/outreach services
  • To provide support and assistance to other agencies and LCC colleagues in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of services to children and young people
  • To take responsibility for key working in a residential and other related children and young peoples settings
  • To work with young people and families in the local community in support of the Outreach Service and the ethos of reducing the numbers of Children Looked After.
  • To plan, organise and facilitate group activities, and individual support for families, children and young people
  • To produce and maintain records on an Integrated Childrens System
  • To work in a flexible manner as part of a multi disciplinary team whilst working in partnership with other agencies