Senior Residential Childcare Worker/Shift Leader

The Borders of Kent and East Sussex
Up to £29,000
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


J&R Care Ltd are currently recruiting for the following roles to work in their Residential Children’s Home in Crowborough, East Sussex.

(salary depending on qualifications and experience)

Successful shortlisted candidates for the senior position will have at least two years experience of working in a children’s home and one year’s shift leading experience. Senior staff are also expected to be on call on a rota basis. The ideal senior candidate will be qualified to at least Diploma Level 3 Health and Social Care, Children and Young People or equivalent.

Candidates MUST have experience with working with children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour.

All staff are expected to work on a rota basis which includes weekends and evenings and bank holidays, including Christmas. The vacancy is a full time position and all staff are expected to attend meetings and training sessions which means that the basic week on many occasions is 43.5 hours per week.


Applications will only be accepted from candidates who within their application form demonstrate a commitment to working therapeutically with children and
young people.


All positions within J&R Care would be subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) and suitable references from past employment.


For more information or an application pack, call: 07736774491 or email: or alternatively visit our web site at
where you can download a job description and application form.



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