Residential Support Worker

Posted 16 January by JobPaths4U Limited
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Do you want to make a difference to a child’s future?

We have an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated Residential Support Worker who is flexible and has a desire to make a difference to help and support young people.

You will play a full and effective role as a member of the staff team, providing high-quality assessment and residential care for young people.

My client offers full support and training.

Residential Support Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide activities, support and structure for children in the home ensuring appropriate levels and standards of individual care
  • To maintain standards of good practice at all times, establishing purposeful and constructive relationships and appropriate role modelling
  • To maintain and produce required records and reports as necessary to ensure smooth, efficient running of the home
  • To participate on a shift basis by rota, demonstrating a level of commitment and flexibility to enable the efficient running of the home
  • To undertake training and utilise learning within the home
  • To act as a key worker/link worker for individual children
  • Where applicable, to attend to and contribute to any review, case conference and planning meeting as necessary
  • To take appropriate action to ensure that activity and other plans are designed, implemented and reviewed so that children’s stay is managed, their health, social and emotional development is monitored and appropriate opportunities are made available to assist with any other need for the duration
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare and health of any child staying with us, including the protection of the child from any harm/exploitation
  • To speak up if there are any concerns that may affect maters in respect to any child

Residential Support Worker Minimum Requirements:

  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare / working towards or equivalent (Desirable)
  • Worked in residential children’s care for the past 2 years
  • 22 years old or over
  • Full driving licence
  • Knowledge of child safeguarding and protection procedures
  • Knowledge of emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties

Residential Support Worker Benefits:

  • Clear career progression
  • Comprehensive training package including funded NVQ level three
  • Regular team meetings
  • Regular supervisions with senior staff members
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme

Full and part time positions available

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020

Interview: ASAP

Contact: Priya at Job Paths 4 U

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Required skills

  • Childcare
  • Safeguarding
  • Challenging Environment
  • Residential Care

Reference: 37433171

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