Care & Social Care
This is a role for Day Residential childcare worker to work within a 6 bedded residential children's home. You will need to be flexible around your working hours. You will need to be emotionally and physically fit to work with young people age 11 - 17 who are emotionally challenging and have complex needs. You will need to be able to establish and maintain relationships with service users to challenge their existing patterns of behaviour. In addition you will work proactively with appropriate stakeholders to assess the individual’s needs and ensure positive outcomes. Willow Vue currently has an Ofsted rating of 'Good'. The team works proactively in maintaining a high level of care for the young people. The team are consistent in their approach whilst working together. Willow Vue have high aspirations for the young people who live in the home.
This post requires a Diploma Level 3 in working with Children and Young People in Residential Care or its equivalent. Or be willing and able to undertake the Diploma Level 3 in working with Children and young people within 6 months of being appointed.
The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.
Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.
Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.