White Knight Recruitment are working with a local authority within their secure children's service in Southampton. Our client has an opportunity for children's support worker to work on full time contracts. You will be responsible for:
1) Promoting and participating in the provision of physical and emotional care. This will include participating in the admission and discharge of residents, participating in the assessment of the needs of the residents. Assisting with support plans, observing, assessing and monitoring of residents health, development and emotional well-being.
2) Ensuring a safe and comfortable environment. This will involve actively promoting and participate in the provision of high standards of physical care, hygiene and safety for all residents. Reporting and responding to any adult / child protection issues.
3) Communication and Record Keeping. You will be required to maintain case records and write reports.
4) Consultation and Partnership with residents and carers. Working with families and other health care professionals to achieve the aims and objectives of the care plans including attending meetings and representing the unit in a positive light.
The service is home to a variety of children and young people whom have experienced different difficulties including emotional and behavioural issues. You will have a good understanding of the issues the children and young people face as well as having worked in a similar environment. You would be expected to work a variety of shifts between the hours of 0730 and 2230 including sleep ins and weekends. In return, you will be offered an opportunity to develop your career, training and chance to make a difference to some disadvantaged young people in the Hampshire area.
For more information please call Helen Preston at White Knight Recruitment on
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