Residential Childcare Practitioner


Job Description

We are recruiting permanent staff for one of our clients in Glasgow within a purpose built facility to allow the best support possible to children with additional support needs. If you are experienced childrens support worker looking for a change then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Our client caters for children from birth through to early adulthood in their services across Scotland and some of the amazing facilities you can expect to enjoy with the children include a giant ball pool, large garden, sensory rooms and hydrotherapy pool.

What can our client offer you?

– Competitive rates of pay

– Immediate start

– 30 hours per week with overtime to make up to full time

– Free on-site parking

– Holiday purchase scheme

– Excellent career progression opportunities

You will be responsible for:

– Working effectively as part of a team of child support workers

– Providing care to a vulnerable young people

– Promoting a positive parenting role model

– Ensuring professional boundaries are in place

– Maintaining professional manner and working to National Care Standards

To be successful in your application, you will:

– Have previous experience working in a residential setting with young people

– Have strong communication skills

– Register under the PVG scheme

– Full driving licence

– Obtained, or working towards SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent desirable

If this sounds like the position for you, don’t delay!

Apply now and one of our team may call you for an informal chat to take your application to the next stage. Alternatively, if you would like some more info call Catherine on (phone number removed) or email

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.