residential childcare worker


Residential childcare workers counsel and support children who have physical or mental disabilities. They monitor their progress and provide them with care in a positive living environment. They liaise with the families in order to arrange their visits.

Alternative label

  • residential home children care worker

  • residential care worker

  • special needs support worker

  • children's support worker

  • children's home worker

  • childcare worker

Regulatory aspect

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