Residential Child Care Worker

Could you be part of an inspirational team caring for young people in a residential setting?

At Catholic Care we are looking to recruit experienced, passionate and energetic Residential Child Care Workers.

If you are someone who believes that it is a fundamental right of every young person to reach his or her full potential and enjoy life; has a passionate belief in the inclusion of all children and young people and has a thorough understanding of the need to keep them safe; then you are the person we are looking for and we would welcome an application from you.

In our Ofsted rated Outstanding Leeds home we offer a ‘family style’ of living, based on a stable and supportive environment to 7 boys over the age of 11.

Job Title:          Residential Child Care Worker

Spinal Point 13 – 21 £16,491 – £20,138 (pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience)

Permanent Full and Part Time
16 day hours over the weekend are also available


Closing Date:
24th July 2017

Job Profile

You will be required to work as part of the team to deliver a high standard of care which meets the individual needs of the young people both socially and emotionally. You will be required to foster positive relationships with the young people, some of whom may present challenging behaviour, and to safely meet their physical care and management needs.

Experience and Qualifications:
You must hold a QCF (NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young Persons Workforce) or earlier equivalent (NVQ) or be willing to work towards it.

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

What we offer our employees

  • competitive salary
  • group personal pension scheme
  • comprehensive induction programme with ongoing training and development
  • regular supervision and annual appraisal
  • career progression opportunities

How to apply
To apply for this position please download the application form, complete and submit online.

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

Janet Flynn – Human Resources Co-ordinator
Catholic Care
11 North Grange Road

or telephone 0113 388 5400 to request an application pack

Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer