Nugent Careers

Nugent - Child Care Worker

£20,334.00 - £25,016.00 Per Annum
England, North West England, Merseyside

Job Title: Child Care Worker
Contract type: Permanent – Full time & Part time positions available
£20,334 - £23,481 pa
SP25 if registered as a qualified social worker (DipSW) £25,016 pa
Location: Formby

About us:

The Willows provides high quality residential care for children and young people offering a safe, family environment from birth to 18 years.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team at The Willows responsible for providing outstanding care to the children and young people we support at our children’s residential home in Formby. This role is on a 24-hour rota, and you will be required to work nights and days. The shifts are as follows: 07:15-15:15, 14:30-22:45, 22:00-07:30.


  • To provide support to our children ensuring daily tasks are completed including helping prepare them for the day
  • To ensure the home is kept clean and in a tidy condition, encouraging the young people to participate as appropriate.
  • To contribute to the educational and social development of each young person.
  • To complete and maintain written records.

About you:

  • Experience in a childcare setting (desirable)
  • Passion to help nurture young people
  • Be able to work shift patterns including waking nights


  • Salary between £20,334 - £23,481 Per Annum
  • Candidates with an active social worker PIN could attract a salary of up to £25,016 Per Annum.
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme & Life Assurance Scheme
  • A comprehensive induction Programme with ongoing training and development
  • Regular supervisions and annual appraisal scheme
  • Career Progression opportunities.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave
  • Occupational Sickness Scheme
  • Access to offers and discounts
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Values Awards

The above position is subject to an enhanced DBS check which is fully paid for by Nugent.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and encourage applications from underrepresented groups. Nugent actively promotes the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, young people and children

Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We are committed to encouraging equality and diversity amongst our workforce and welcome and encourage applications from everyone, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our people to feel respected and able to give their best in their working life.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,334.00-£25,016.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Formby: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Nannying: 1 year (preferred)
  • childcare: 1 year (preferred)