Residential Child Care Worker (Care Bank workers also required £11.09 inclusive)

Residential Child Care Worker

Exiting OpportunityDo you have what it takes to make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people? Would you like to be part of a dedicated team caring for Children and Young People in a Residential Setting?We currently have a Vacancy at our Children's Residential Home in Leeds,For more information visit

Posted by Catholic Care on Wednesday, 7 October 2020


We are looking for responsible, caring people to join our fantastic team at our residential children’s home as a Residential Childcare Worker.
This is a great opportunity to start or continue your career in care, working as part of a team committed to helping children and young people with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Our Residential Childcare Workers carry out an essential and varied role to provide the support required by the children and young people in our care.

Previous experience in a care setting would be great but isn’t essential as full training will be given, and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. This role is ideal for people who want to make a real difference to children and young people’s lives and futures.

Already qualified to or willing to work towards your level 3 qualification in Residential Childcare, you will be calm, engaging, resilient, and be motivated to provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.
Our home offers residential care for boys aged11-18 with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic team, who work hard and support each other to deliver exceptional support, care and guidance giving you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.


Job Title:


Residential Child Care Worker

SP3 – SP7 £19,100- £20,444 depending on qualification and experience (Care Bank workers also required £11.09 inclusive)


Full Time Positions available
(Shift patterns to include weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins)
Sleep in allowance payable


Closing Date:

Interview Date:


until position filled

To be arranged with applicant

Job Profile

You would be required to work as part of a team and will need to build relationships with children & young people who may be facing difficult times. Patience, good observational skills and the best interests of the child is essential in safeguarding and making the right decisions for each individual.

Experience and Qualifications

You must have achieved or, be prepared to work towards, a minimum of Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care (England)

You will be required to have effective computer and IT skills.


What we offer our employees

• competitive salaries – we pay in line with the NJC pay scale
• group personal pension scheme
• comprehensive induction programme with ongoing paid learning and development
• regular supervision and annual appraisal
• career progression opportunities
• UK Healthcare Scheme

How to apply

To apply for this position please download the application form, complete and submit with the form below.

The Application Form is in PDF format. It is designed to be completed in Adobe Acrobat Reader which is a free to download software.


Alternatively download and print a copy of the application form and post to:

Human Resources Administrator
Catholic Care
11 North Grange Road


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Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer

At Catholic Care we provide services to people of all faiths and none and also employ people of all faiths and none.