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Residential Day / Night Care Workers

Training and Support for the Role

We will give you all the training and support you need to obtain a qualification in QCF / NVQ Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care Children and Young People within two years of commencement of employment.

Whilst it will be your personal responsibility to register with Social Care Wales we will support you to do this.  We will help you evidence your competencies through your work practice and enable you to complete the Principles and Values Award or the All Wales Induction Framework to progress in Health and Social care.

We will train you in the therapeutic model to emotionally connect with children.  Ongoing you will receive reflective group supervision supported by a clinical psychologist.

We will provide a comprehensive induction package that will include positive behaviour management, first aid, fire safety training, food hygiene, care and medication.  You will undertake mandatory e-learning and the induction will give you the opportunity to get to know your team, policies & procedures, and the home where you will be providing care.

Being part of Powys Children's Services will mean that you are part of a learning community and opportunity to apply to our 'Grow your own' Social Worker programme or Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in Health and Social Care. 

You will have access to online and in person training events such as:

  • Attachment Theory
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Child Development
  • Appropriate Touch
  • Community of Practice Seminars that examine issues such as Child Sexual Exploitation