Children’s Health Care Worker

Greater Manchester in the community


Lagan’s Foundation is an established provider of specialist home healthcare to children with in the community and their own home.

We are excited to invite the right candidate to join our amazing and inspirational, award-winning team, to help grow and reach new families across Greater Manchester in line with our growth and development strategy.

Position Type

Part Time


Greater Manchester


£12.00 Per Hour

Job Description

The Opportunity

As a Children’s Health Care Worker, you’ll join our internal care team team helping to deliver a first-class care service. Working in collaboration with our existing Care Team, you will deliver care to children aged 0 to 19 years, within their own homes and in the community. You will promote positive life experiences and choices and make memories with children who may have short lives.

You’ll be responsible for delivering high quality care.  You’ll build strong relationships with other carers and staff within Lagan’s Foundation and the families to provide exceptional care at every stage and promote internally and externally the amazing work the charity offers through donated and commissioned care streams.

Key accountabilities of our Children’s Health Care Worker will also include:

  • Complete Level 2 TQUK Care for children and infants with heart defects and feeding difficulties.
  • Complete induction training
  • Attend team meetings to share best practice, resolve challenges and offer morale support to others and continue team building
  • Complete ongoing 6-weekly supervisions
  • Always remain compliant
  • Mentoring / buddying new members of staff following completion of probation
  • Working to proactively to source additional activities for the children to engage with during term and non-term time.
  • Providing exceptional care including feedback within dedicated communication channels for staff and managers and completion of visit records and any other necessary documents

What You’ll Bring

We’re looking for individuals who hold the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience working with children and young people
  • Clean Children’s Workforce DBS – we can complete this application if you do not hold a DBS already
  • Ability to embrace and drive change
  • Good understanding of the Care Quality Commission and what / why it regulates.
  • Effective prioritisation & time management
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to build and establish effective relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative busy team environment
  • Confident & skilled communicator (verbal & written)
  • Customer service orientated
  • Good attention to detail
  • Resilient
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Proficient in relevant computer applications
  • Ideally, you’ll hold or be willing to /actively working towards L3 Health and Social Care
  • Full Driving Licence with own car (business use car insurance is required)
  • Passion to embrace the charity vision and values

This role will also involve travel across Greater Manchester therefore a full driving licence and own car with business use insurance cover is essential for the role.

What’s In It For You

  • 28 days holiday – FTE
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Hospital Saturday Fund – Health Cash Plan
  • Flex Benefits including salary sacrifice scheme
  • On-site Parking

Be Yourself

Lagan’s Foundation embraces Diversity and Inclusion. We celebrate what makes us different, as well as what we have in common. This enables us to work better as one team shaping a dynamic, innovative and inclusive culture.

Lagan’s Foundation is a Disability Confident Committed employer so if you require any reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process, please get in touch and let us know. We’re also happy to discuss flexible working options should the role accommodate it.