Residential Childcare

Typical jobs include Childcare Worker, Child Support Worker or Youth Care Worker

Residential Childcare workers look after the physical and mental wellbeing of children in care.

In this role you could:

  • Check the needs and progress of residents
  • Provide physical care, which could include bathing, toileting, dressing and feeding
  • Provide one-to-one advice or group support sessions
  • Teach daily living skills like budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits
  • Provide leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting
  • Help residents to deal with problems and become independent
  • Talk with residents' families and arrange family and home visits

Your training will usually be a mix of one to one sessions at your workplace, group work and online resources.



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