Residential Child Care Worker
As a Residential Child Care Worker, you’ll support children and young people, and provide person-centred care.
You’ll provide a kind, caring and fun place to live, helping the children and young people thrive.
You’ll help them achieve positive outcomes and give them a sense of stability and security.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need:
- To enjoy working with children and young people
- To be a good team player
- Good communication, including verbal and listening skills
- A caring, supportive and patient nature
- The ability to develop positive relationships
- Motivation and determination
- An open and inclusive approach
- The ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations
- The ability to be inclusive to all children and young people
- The ability to take direction from senior workers
- Confidence around children, young people and adults
- Attention to detail, ensuring correct information is recorded in all paperwork
Find out more information on qualifications and registration details for this role with Social Care Wales.
Name : Residential Child Care Worker Case Study – Peter Hornyik
Overview : Making a difference to children’s development is Peter’s priority. He’s passionate about bringing joy to the lives of disadvantaged children. Peter, originally from Hungary, trained as a primary school teacher before moving on to working with children in social care.