Residential Children's care Worker

  • Job Reference: 00032312-1
  • Date Posted: 19 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £18,500 to £22,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We all know that the Coronavirus is changing the way we go about our everyday lives but, at The Cambian Group, there is one thing that doesn’t change – our absolute commitment to the children and young people in our care.

We are making sure that the support we offer is constant, reliable and of the highest quality and it is our fantastic staff who are making this happen.

Amidst all the uncertainty, as everything we do changes, how about changing your story too and, in turn, help to change the lives of our children and young people?

Children’s Residential Care Worker (Complex Needs)

Our vision is to inspire lives, and develop individuals, families and communities. Our values are; Quality, Advocacy, Perseverance & Patience.

The Cambian Group is 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. You will find that you are part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone. The better we work together, the more we can help the people we care for achieve their personal best too. Whether that is in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for passionate support workers to come and join our Stoke-on-Trent homes!

Location: ST2, ST3, ST4

Salary: £9.15 - £9.75 per hour and additional £30 paid per sleep-in.

*£1000 welcome bonus for Level 3 Qualified new starters*

Hours/Shifts: Full time 39 hours per week. 2 days on, 3 days off, 2 days on, 4 days off -

8:00am-22:00pm/23:00pm plus sleep-ins (22:00pm-7:45am)


As well as a competitive salary, you will receive excellent benefits whilst working for us:

- Full extensive training and development

- A warm and friendly team in beautifully maintained homes

- Internal Career Progression opportunities

- Cambian Reward Scheme – Discount shopping offers and more!

Many of our young people have experienced repeated family and placement breakdowns, so it is important that they have a stable home, where safety, security, consistency and nurture is at the forefront. The home will support and empower young people to develop positive coping strategies in relation to their emotional and behavioural difficulties.


· Food Preparation

· Domestic Duties

· Providing support and guidance

· Transportation

· Care Planning

· Meeting the needs of the young people

· Liaising with other professionals

Candidate Specification

· Emotionally Resilient

· Reliable and trustworthy

· Hardworking

· Team Player

· Passion for supporting young people

· Ambitious

· Excellent attention to detail

· Strong communication skills


You will need to have a Full UK Driving Licence, held for at least 12 months due to the transportation needs of the children, and young people.

Who are we?

We are one of the largest providers of specialist education, and behavioural health services for children in the UK. In Stoke-on-Trent we want to lead this, and grow through 2020. If you would like to be a part of this, please apply today.

Safeguarding is our main priority across the Cambian Group Children’s Services. We are committed to promoting the safety, and well-being of children, and young people. Throughout our recruitment process we protect all vulnerable individuals from any forms of abuse. You will need to complete a job application form with a self-disclosure before we can invite to interview.

Requirements for DBS reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations, and safer recruitment best practise. Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible, due to the nature of these important checks it may extend processing time.
Cambian is an equal opportunities employer