Children's Support Worker - Tewkesbury
To primarily work in the residential area providing guidance, support and encouragement to young people in a variety of settings including classroom, education and off site activities. The job involves enabling our young people to develop by providing physical and emotional support. The role is about working as part of a team to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of our young people first. Important qualities of this role are being a good role model and conducting yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst on duty or representing the company at outside events.
Benefits: This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive care provider in the area. Our client prides themselves on developing their people and providing fantastic training opportunities.
Other benefits include:
- Competitive salary
- Accrued Holiday pay
- Flexible working hours
- Dedicated consultant to help guide you through the recruitment process
- To build good positive professional relationships with the young people and other staff at the establishment and throughout the Group and disengage from these appropriately.
- To assist young people with their medical and welfare needs and to report as required, which may include the administration of emergency 'when required' medication.
- To help our young people to maintain their personal cleanliness, general hygiene and appearance; this may include intimate care following individual care plans.
- To attend and take an active part in meetings as appropriate.
- To assist or be a Keyworker/ Personal Tutor for 1 or more young people as required.
- To support young people towards managing their own behaviours by using the skills and approved approaches
- To promote equality, acknowledging individual differences and uphold the rights and responsibilities of our young people and staff.
- Do everything possible to safeguard young people from any form of abuse from staff, visitors or each other. To write accurate and comprehensive reports for reviews and keep written records for monitoring purposes as required
- To attend all training as required and be prepared to achieve qualifications appropriate to the role at any particular time as specified by the organisation
- To actively promote and develop learning whilst participating in programs and activities during residential, leisure and/or classroom situations.
You will have at least 6 months to a month's experience of working with vulnerable children and young adults. Other requirements include:
- A valid DBS or willing to take out a Randstad DBS
- Experience in mental health is required
- Experience in a health and social care role with a flexible approach to working hours
- A high knowledge on safeguarding children is required.
If you're looking to join a company with fantastic training opportunities, competitive salary, working with a friendly team then this could be the role for you. To avoid missing out on such a brilliant opportunity to join a market leader in the area, please apply by either calling or via email
This role is open to receiving applications over the next four weeks. Within 10 days of the closing date, appropriate applicants will be invited to register with Randstad Care.
Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
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