Ref. 59929

Childrens Residential Worker

  • Location: Colchester, England
  • Salary: £12.1 - £13.77 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a number of ‘as and when’ Childrens Residential Workers to work in Colchester. There are day shifts and waking nights available and staff can work either part-time or full-time hours. Rates below:

Day shifts: £12.10 per hour

Waking nights: £13.77 per hour

The role:


      Working alongside the permanent staff team, you will support the care and development of the children and young people in the home, using your own personal skills, life experiences and understanding to empower the children and young people to achieve their full potential.

You will work directly with children/young people and ensure the delivery of good quality care, undertaking a range of personal care tasks and providing information and completing records as required.

You will have an ability/willingness to understand and manage challenging behaviour including aggression and violence using a range of de-escalation techniques, using physical intervention as a last resort.

Essex County Council is committed to protecting all children from abuse/harm and you must understand your responsibilities within our safeguarding and child protection procedures.

Applicant Requirements:



Experience: Experience of working with children/ young people in a paid or voluntary capacity; or in residential care with other service users.

Compliance: Current DBS check and references covering the last 5 years.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: As and when hours.

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