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Children's Residential Staffing

Specialist Childcare Professionals

If you’re seeking a simple and practical way to resolve your hiring challenges and make sure you are always fully staffed with the right personnel, you should definitely consider engaging with a residential childcare staffing agency like Cucumber.

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Need Cover For Children's Residential Staff?

Cucumber has access to a database of fully trained specialist childcare professionals. Our team will be able to match you with ideal candidates quickly and easily, with no delays for training, background checks or other required processes.

How Does Cucumber’s Children's Residential Staffing Process Work?

Because a large number of our clients have highly specific requirements by their nature, we are very flexible in our approach to staffing solutions. To enable this versatility, we manage every inquiry on a case by case basis.

However, the first step always remains the same. We respond to initial messages immediately for a discussion about how we can meet the needs of each care provider in a manner that perfectly fits with their circumstances and methods of practice.

Our next action is usually to explore our database of available specialists to find the perfect match in terms of location, training and qualifications.

Our rates are extremely competitive and adjustable, which ensures that we are able to provide a service that is as affordable and practical as possible. We have developed our processes over many years of providing staff for residential childcare companies and other medical organisations – so we know exactly what to do to help you maintain a high level of care.

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Children's Residential Staffing Database

Via our staff database, we have access to over 5000 medical professionals across the UK – all of whom are fully qualified and trained. The workers on our books specialise in a wide range of disciplines, including residential childcare, mental health and more.

We fully invest in these individuals, aiding in their career progression and providing training to keep their qualifications, certifications and background checks entirely up to date.

By employing best practices as a standard and promoting a culture of high attendance levels, we know that the workers on our database will never fail to impress.

Cucumber Is Your Children's Residential Staffing Agency

If you’re considering using Cucumber to support your residential childcare staffing needs for either short or long-term vacancies – whether on a temporary or permanent basis – all you need to do is to get in touch with our team today. We’ll be happy to talk you through everything.

You can call us on 0161 509 6097, email [email protected] or fill in our handy online form to start the hiring process immediately. We’ll respond straight away to discuss your needs.


Here are some of the most common questions posed to our team. Don’t hesitate to contact us if yours has not been answered here.

Absolutely. Since we launched in 2018, our team of recruiters has been matching care providers with the medical specialists that perfectly meet their requirements.

Not only that, but the professionals on our database all have a strong track record of their own – with up to date training, qualifications and background checks.

Our database of trained specialists have availability on both a short and long term basis – and are available at short notice to meet your urgent staffing needs.

We match you with care support workers, healthcare assistants, nurses, mental health professionals and more – all with superb training in childcare. Our approach is exceptionally flexible, so feel free to get in touch and enquire, whatever it is you might need.

We are dedicated to maintaining a database of fully trained, qualified and certified specialists available to hire. Each person is fully police-checked according to the requirements of the region in which they operate.

We provide in-house training and development opportunities to ensure that every individual on our books is able to remain up to date in all areas.