Residential Childrens Workers

This is a great opportunity to start or develop a career working with children and young people.

We are recruiting Residential Workers to join our team to work in Childrens Residential Care Homes, Educational Settings and Independent Living Accommodations in Birmingham and surrounding areas.

You will be working with young people aged 11 to 21 who have been placed into the care system for numerous reasons with an array of disorders, behaviours and needs and therefore we require individuals who have the confidence, understanding, patience and skill set to successfully work with these young people and make a positive impact on their lives.

This position involves providing guidance, interaction and support to children and young adults within residential, education or independent living setting with the intention of creating a safe environment that caters for a persons intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional needs.

In this role you will be part of a team to support the service users throughout the day with basic tasks such as supporting with meal preparation, social activities, family contacts, education and shopping. Please note that this position does not require personal care.

We are looking for positive role models for the children and young people.

Please note we are looking for flexible, reliable and interactive individuals that want to work within a specialist environment where full accredited training and qualifications including the Level 3 Diploma, Team Teach, Child Protection, St Johns Ambulance First Aid, Cyberbullying and Understanding Autism are provided to name a few.

Please note that you would be required to complete an enhanced DBS as part of your vetting and successfully complete one of our induction programmes.

This role will offer the option of flexible hours, school holiday hours, weekend work, as well as permanent full-time hours.

Detailed job specifications can be found on our website. We look forward to receiving your application and are happy to answer any questions you might have

Benefits: PLUS £60 PER SLEEP


Social Worker

If you enjoy working with Children in a Social Work role, overcoming challenges and helping children and their families reach their full potential, don’t miss out on this opportunity to progress within your social work career. Working with a top Local authority in Newcastle Upon Tyne, we are looking for an Experienced Team Manager with a background within Safeguarding Children to manage the Initial Response Teams. Though this role is challenging, it is rewarding due to the difference you will make to people’s lives.


* Free personal training and development
* Dedicated Randstad consultant – one point of contact
* Weekly payroll
* Competitive pay rates
* Close to shops, restaurants and main transport links
* Refer a friend scheme- £200 for every referral

About the role:

* First response to social work services to provide immediate protection for a child
* Managing a Team of social workers and Senior Practitioners
* Supervising staff
* Delivering supervision

‘front door’ to manage all safeguarding referrals

Researching information held on professional databases

Provide a secure and confidential environment for to share information and make the correct decision’s

Prioritising referrals and referring to other agencies

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing

Benefits: rates negotiable

Supported Living Service Manager

Supported Living Service Manager
Immediately Available

Salary: £26,000- £30,000 per annum
Location: Swindon
Hours: 40 hours – core hours Mon- Friday (will include small amount of on-call work and weekend work)

Our client, a respected Supported Living provider is looking for a Service Manager to oversee their Swindon service. You will be responsible for the overall management and day to day running of the service in accordance with Care Quality Commission.

Day to Day Duties:
Overseeing the service, ensuring quality is maintained at all times
Line management responsibility of 1 Deputy Manager, 3 Senior Support Workers and Support Workers
Ensure all staff understand their roles and responsibilities, and remain suitably skilled and qualified to meet the needs of the service
Provide training and development opportunities to enable support workers, seniors and deputies to strengthen and develop their skills
Keeping staff and service users informed by ensuring all staff are aware of the CQC standards
Managing rotas, to ensure adequate levels of staffing
Maintaining all health, safety and fire precautions

Essential Skills:
Knowledge of CQC, having previously been involved in inspections
Experience working with complex needs aged 16-70
Experience managing a dispersed staff team

Experienced Support Worker for 2:1 Care in Dagenham

Experienced Support Worker required urgently for 2:1 support in Dagenham.

Be part of a well established health care organisation, with over 20 years experience in the health-care industry…

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 years experience, fully enhanced DBS check (update service would be preferred but not essential), experience with Autism, Learning Disabilities, Challenging Behaviour and personal care.

Applicants who are successful will be required to work within a Residential service alongside other professionals and teams to support this customer.

Your daily duties as a Support Worker will include supporting a young male service user with Autism and Emotional & Behavioural Needs on a 2:1 basis including prompting personal care, support with basic hygiene, prompting medication and daily activities of their choice.

This is a potential temp to perm role. You will receive a weekly ongoing rota, shifts will be long days, waking nights and will include some sleep overs & weekends, so it is essential the right candidate can be flexible.

Pay rate starts from £8.00p/h. The pay rate can be negotiated once you go perm should you be successful.

– We will provide FREE ongoing training and support to all successful applicants

– Guidance through compliance and dedicated account manager

– Competitive rates

– On time weekly pay

NB: Must be available to start immediately!


Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Benefits: Pay rate will increase after 12 weeks

Team Leader

Team Leader Wanted for our Children’s Service in Oswestry!
£10.10 per hour, £62.50 per Sleep In, pension scheme, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers, flexible working patterns
Superb progression opportunities, on-going training
You will hold a QCF or NVQ Level 3 qualification in the Children & Young People’s Workforce

Do you believe that some of your best traits are compassion, empathy and friendliness? Would you say that you’re the type of person who likes to make people smile? Would you like to work in a job that adds real value to peoples lives and at the same time offers you an actual career and job security? If this is how you see yourself, and these are the type things you’re looking for, then maybe this could be the right job opportunity for someone just like you.

At CareTech, we pride ourselves on our friendly, innovative, person-centred, empowering and positive values that we reflect as a company. We are seeking candidates who share the same passion for the values as we do, offering a career where you can develop these attributes further. Does this sound like you? Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Young Peoples lives? Then we need your support!

Offering a superior service for Young People with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties, a warm welcome awaits you at one of our well known CareTech services. Due to expansion at a well established home at Oswestry, we are seeking a caring, compassionate and committed Team Leader to provide the support that allows our amazing Young People to lead ordinary lives. Whilst the role of a Team Leader offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. You will have previous experience of being a Support Worker within a childrens Residential setting, hold either an NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People (or equivalent), along with a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature.

We have over 250 Services as far North as Inverness and as far South as Kent, and all areas in between. Our Young People have varied likes and interests, whether this be music, cooking, art or sports; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?

We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
We have a proven progression path most of our Registered Managers started as Support Workers with us
We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme
We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us. Under the Equality Act 2010, some posts may have a minimum age requirement, based on the age of the oldest child within the service you are applying for. CareTech is an equal opportunities employer and will invite disabled applicants to contact us to identify any additional support that they may require throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion; we do, however have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Team Leaders, Deputy Managers, Registered Managers

Benefits: £62.50 Sleep In, Training, benefits

Children’s Qualified Residential support Care Worker

Title – Children’s Qualified Residential Care Worker
Location – Leicester
Pay £17k – £22k+

Our TLC is looking for caring and responsible individuals to fill exciting opportunities for a Qualified Residential Care Worker (Children). We are after those skilled individuals with previous experience within this sector.

You will play an important and meaningful part of peoples lives supporting them, engaging with them and provide mental stimulation. You will create and develop a stable and positive environment while offering support in the daily tasks.

· One on one support & guidance
· Maintaining company policy and compliance
· Personal care duties
· Promoting independence and choice
· Provide support catered to their needs and care plans
Please only apply for this role:

*Must be aged 21 and over
*Driving licence is preferred as locations of our homes are sometimes off the main routes for public transport.
* QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care with Children and Young People, NVQ level 3 and or equivalent children and young peoples qualifications is essential
*Minimum of 6 months previous experience

The shifts are 24 hours so staff usually work one on and two off but this is dependent on the home

Care Assistant

Care Assistant Days £8.56/hr Bedford

The home is rated as GOOD by the CQC. You will be working for a charitable organisation who put the needs of the 80 residents and its staff first, whose person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

We have the following contracts available

·Care Assistant – DAYS 39 hrs – £8.56 per hour – Full Time hours on days you will be working on a two week rota, 39 hours a week, which involves every other weekend being worked. Day Shifts are typically 8am-8pm.)

Key Responsibilities

·To provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive.
·To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full (as defined in the training manual).
·To ensure that the Care Home values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

Person specification

·One Year minimum experience of working in a social care environment (not essential)
·Ideally have a NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, QCF or equivalent. (not essential)


·£8.56 per hour
·Permanent Contract

This is a fantastic opportunity, please apply online in the first instance. Please note due to the expected high level of applications, if you do not hear back within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful