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Residential Care Worker

At Storyy Group, we’re dedicated to transforming the lives of young people through dedicated care and a commitment to their growth and well-being. Our homes provide a safe, nurturing environment for children and young people aged eight to sixteen who have faced significant challenges.

What We Offer:

A Rewarding Career: Competitive salary with additional overtime opportunities and sick pay.

Professional Development: Fully funded training and qualifications to help you grow in your role.

Well-being and Support: Pension scheme, enhanced DBS check covered by us, and 28 days of annual leave.

A Supportive Environment: Full induction and a team-focused atmosphere where every day brings new opportunities to impact young lives positively.

 

Role Purpose:

You will use therapeutic parenting techniques to provide high standards of care, helping our young residents heal and reach their full potential. This role is about making a meaningful difference, offering both guidance and support where it’s most needed.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safeguard the well-being of children and young people and ensure their safety is always a priority.
  • Employ therapeutic techniques such as PACE (Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity, Empathy) to create a supportive environment.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with residents, helping them form healthy connections both inside and outside the home.
  • Support the personal development of young people, including their hobbies, educational goals, and health.
  • Maintain compliance with health and safety regulations and contribute to the home’s upkeep and orderliness.

 

Who We’re Looking For:

Experience and Knowledge: Experience in residential childcare is essential. Familiarity with the Children’s Homes Regulations and a strong understanding of child development and trauma-informed care practices.

Skills: Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, with the ability to manage challenging behaviours sensitively.

Qualifications: GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above; Level 4 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent).

Personal Attributes: Compassionate, resilient, proactive, and genuinely motivated to support and improve young people’s lives.

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