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Residential Child Care Senior Care Worker

As a Residential Child Care Senior 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.

You’ll work as part of a team and support management to ensure that day to day operations are completed. You may also be required to attend meetings with educational settings, the Police, Social Workers and other agencies.

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
  • Resilience
  • Motivation and determination
  • The ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations
  • 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 give direction to other members of the team
  • 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.

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