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Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Worker

Posted 15 June by Tradewind
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Job role - Residential support worker days & nights £11.75ph Plus - £40.00 per sleep in

Are you an enthusiastic individual who wants to make a long lasting difference to the lives of children and young people?

Our client is a residential children's home. The home accommodates up to 4 young people between the ages of 10-18 who have emotional, behavioural difficulties. The homes operate a 24hr shift pattern which includes weekends and sleep in duties offering a competitive salary. In addition, all staff will undertake training and development leading to professional qualifications with good long-term career and promotion prospects. You will be working with young people who display challenging behaviour and must guide these young people towards the best outcomes for them in all aspects of their lives.

To maintain a high quality of care and support which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, social and cultural needs of children and young people within the care of Inspirations.
- Working from the guidelines from the 1989 Children’s Act, National Minimum Standards, Every Child Matters and any other relevant legislation.
- To provide a caring, supportive and nurturing environment in which children/young people can feel secure and free from harm.
 Establishing positive relationships with young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard.
 Helping young people gain self control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
 Ensuring that each young person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs
 Attending to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning, general maintenance around the home etc)
 To act as a key worker or co worker for a young person to ensure that the young person’s care plans are up to date and that all their care needs are being met. To provide a positive role model to be able to offer advice, guidance and assistance where appropriate.
 Establishing relationships which young people perceive to be positive, warm and rewarding
 Providing advice, assistance and support on a 1:1 basis to enable young people to address past and present difficulties
 Providing emotional support at times of difficulty or stress

Desirable - 1 year experience in residential homes & Level 3 diploma / NVQ

Full driving license Part-time hours: 40 per week
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary,
Permanent Salary: £11.00-£11.75 per hour

Reference: 47191092

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