Residential Childcare Worker

Posted 26 October by Tees-Valley Care Limited

Applicants must be over the age of 21 and hold a fully UK driving licence

Example Shifts:

8am - 8pm (Day Shift)

8pm - 8am (Waking Night)

You will be required to complete a DBS application that will be reimbursed to you following successful completion of your probationary period.

Duties & Responsibilities:
To provide the care for young people & adults through:

  • Attending to practical matters in relation to support (cooking, cleaning etc)
  • Establishing positive relationships with people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard
  • Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural, cultural and educational needs of people
  • Acting as a role model and demonstrating appropriate pro-social ways of dealing with problems
  • Helping people gain self control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
  • Ensuring that each person’s care/support plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs

General:

  • Attending people’s meetings and contributing to them
  • Driving company vehicles (current driving licence holders subject to procedures)
  • Receiving training appropriate to role and maintaining an up to date training profile
  • Responsibility for the accurate maintenance of financial records appropriate to the duties of the post
  • Responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of self and colleagues in accordance with the requirements of the organisational Health and Safety Policies
  • To carry out all other reasonable tasks as directed by the line manager

Skills & Experience:

  • Secondary Education
  • Level 3 Childcare qualification - NVQ or equivalent
  • Candidates must be suitable to work with children, young people & Adults within a care/ support setting (pre-employment checks)
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with people forming and maintaining appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with people
  • Awareness of people’s needs
  • Awareness of safeguarding issues and ability to safeguard the welfare of people
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to take direction and work as part of a team
  • Ability to work in partnership and liaise with other professionals
  • Basic household skills
  • Ability to recognise and acknowledge training needs and respond appropriately
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Understanding Equal Opportunities and Anti - Discriminatory Practice issue

Required skills

  • Behaviour
  • Childcare
  • Cleaning
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Records

Application questions

Do you have childcare experience?
Do you have a full driving licence?

Reference: 44489022

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