Residential Childcare Worker

Bradford / temporary /
Stefan Thomas

Belmont Recruitment currently have several opportunities available for experienced Children’s Residential Practitioners to join Bradford Council’s Children in Care Service on an initial 6 month temporary contract.

As a Residential Practitioner, you will be required to provide day-to-day 24 hour care to a group of young people who may have physical or learning disabilities and who display challenging behaviour.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implementing care plans, devising behaviour management and health plans, and undertaking risk assessments
  • Supervising day to day physical and emotional needs of the children
  • Assisting children with their personal care and hygiene
  • Engaging in physical activities and tasks including walking, moving and handling and leisure activities


  • Level 3 NVQ in Childcare or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working with Children and Young People, ideally within a Residential setting
  • Understanding of physical, intellectual, social and emotional development of Children & Young People

Hours – Shifts are on a rota basis however will mainly cover Monday to Friday with occasional weekends

Location – BD10 9LE

Please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible if this position would be of interest to you.