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Residential Support worker and senior residential support worker

Posted 29 January by Homescope Easy Apply Ended

To provide a support service to help, guide and assist young people in developing the skills needed to move onto their permanent and independent living accommodation in the community.

Job Responsibilities and duties
  • To maintain accurate and up to date files according to agreed policies
  • To, at all times offer a friendly, professional and positive response to young people receiving a service, as well as to all enquires in general
  • Meet with appointed supervisor for supervision and give priority to supervision sessions.
  • Work effectively on your own, using your own initiative.
  • To be aware of and comply with all Homescope management policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to the smooth running of the team by taking part in team duties and organisational and administrative systems as required
  • To work as part of a team to ensure that the organisation meets, as effectively and efficiently as possible, the needs of the Young People.
  • To ensure a positive profile for the organisation in its dealings with the public, service users and external agencies (e.g. Social Services)
  • On a day to day basis, balance competing priorities and manage the issues surrounding young people using a practical, common sense approach
  • Ensure that the needs of young people are met within the scope of the elements of service provision.
  • Visit each young person in their own home and deliver planned sessions of support as required.
  • To attend staff meetings, training days, reviews for young people and other appropriate meetings.
  • Keep regular and accurate records on all young people
  • To carry out general tasks that may arise from time to time within the office or within the young person’s home
  • To liase with other agencies and professionals as required
  • To assist young people to make the maximum and most appropriate use of community resources available in relation to their individual needs.
  • To act as an advocate to Young People providing advice, support and guidance as appropriate.

Required skills

  • Independent Living
  • Young People

Reference: 34342117

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