Residential Care Worker in the Falkland Islands

We are currently seeking suitable candidates available for the following locum role:

Location: Falkland Islands

Dates: 01.09.2022 – 01.03.2023

Position: Residential Care Worker

Job Purpose:

To provide residential care services for young people as part of a team working within clear policy and procedures, to actively promote the rights of young people as individuals, and provide them with quality care in accordance with the policies and procedures of the home and in connection with the team.


  • NVQ Level 3 in Social Care or equivalent
  • Significant experience of working with children and/or adults and older people in either formal or informal settings
  • Some experience in the use of ICT packages such as Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to develop effective professional relationships with children and young people and their carers and/or adults

Main Accountabilities

• Liaise with the Manager vulnerable person unit, residential care workers (bank), and social workers when required.
• Integrate cooking, shopping etc. into life skills programmes with the young people. Act as a role model in ensuring the unit is kept clean and tidy at all times.
• To undertake a “decision maker role” for the use of support services such as on call.
• Undertake sleep-in duties as required and on call duties.
• Participate in the organisation of activities and holidays for the resident young people. Participate in such activities and holidays and in general recreational activities.

Templars/Falklands relationship:

Templars Medical is the sole provider of healthcare professionals to the Falkland Islands Government (FIG). We have worked with FIG for several years and being the largest employer in the Islands permanent and fixed-term opportunities are available to doctors; dentists; nurses and allied health professionals.

When considering job opportunities in new locations local knowledge is foremost in helping you make the right choice, and our knowledge of the Falkland Islands means you will be supported door-to-door and fully informed of what to expect upon arrival.

    Job Overview

    • Job title: Residential Care Worker in the Falkland Islands
    • Location: Falkland Islands
    • Job period: 01-09-2022 to 01-03-2023
    • Date posted: Posted 6 days ago