Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and young people? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where every day brings new challenges and rewards? If so, have you thought about a fulfilling career as a Residential Childcare Worker?

The City of Nottingham and the East Midlands faces a growing need for dedicated and compassionate individuals to care for children and young people aged 11 – 19 in residential care. The children come from diverse backgrounds and have experienced various challenges and they require a stable, nurturing environment to heal and thrive.

Residential Childcare Workers play a vital role in shaping the lives of these children, providing them with emotional support, guidance, and daily living skills, fostering their development and helping them reach their full potential. This is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to make a lasting difference in someone’s life.

You will get a competitive salary along with ongoing training and qualifications. You will also be enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance programme. 

If you want to find out more about becoming a Residential Childcare Worker, visit our website or join one of our up-coming drop-in events. Together, we can make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people in our community.

Councillor Cheryl Barnard, Portfolio Holder for Children, Young People and Education at Nottingham City Council, said:

“Our looked-after children in our own children’s homes deserve the best care we can provide. Being a Residential Childcare Worker provides an opportunity to make a direct and positive impact on the lives of vulnerable children. You will also gain experience to enabled you to progress into a range of other roles, should you choose.

“The sense of community and shared commitment to improving the lives of children creates an uplifting work environment and I would whole heartedly recommend you take the next step and apply for a career for life.”

For further information about careers in Residential Childcare, visit our website