top of page

Children's Residential Care Worker

Updated: Jan 17

If you would like to join a privately run Children’s home where the Director works full time giving visible, accessible, leadership at all times, and are looking for a meaningful career where you can change young people’s lives; then join us at Woodlands.

It is our vision to deliver quality care, therapy, and education for a brighter future.

We are seeking to appoint residential children’s care workers, regardless of qualifications and experience, who can:

  • See the possibilities to help make a difference

  • Be positive role models to the Young People

  • Be responsible resilient and innovative in your work

  • Support rights, needs, choices and dreams

  • Ensure the safeguarding of all the young people


  • FULLY FUNDED training and qualifications

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free meals whilst on shift.

  • Full introductory programme

  • Use of company vehicles whilst in work.

In addition to your salary you will receive £65.50 per sleep-in (Approx 2-8 sleep-in per month, an additional £1572 - £6288 pa)



Woodlands is a privately owned specialist therapeutic childcare and education service, we are different to other residential childcare settings in that we work with a defined profile of young people, we specialise in one area, and we are experts in that field. This means that we do not offer emergency placements, we have a robust referral system and carefully match young people in long term stable placements. Our working model informs the way staff are trained and supported and our multi-disciplinary teams are diverse in age, gender, experience and background, this works for the young people, staff and placing authorities. We strongly promote growth from within as all our Managers began as Carers within Woodlands.

You will be part of a caring team that provides a safe and loving home for children and young people led and supported by a registered manager. As part of the team and along with other professionals you will provide the therapeutic care and support needed by each individual child, you will act as a positive role model to meet their every day living needs ,developing trusting relationships that create recovery growth and lasting change.



  • Full Manual driving license

  • Need to be able to work flexibly, this will include working shifts and sleep ins with Full time, Part time and As and When hours available


Job Types Available: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £23k-£34k per year plus additional supplement payments

  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Employee discount

Click below to download/read the full conditions of employment.

Job Description Care Worker
Download PDF • 171KB

If you are interested in joining our team then please get in touch via

5,396 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page