Senior Residential Care Worker

Posted 14 May by JobPaths4U Limited
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My client has an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated Senior Residential Care Worker who is flexible and has a desire to make a difference to help and support young people.

You will work in a 6 bedded residential home rated Good with a spacious garden, for young adults aged 13+ with learning disabilities to provide advice, assistance and support.

My client is looking for a strong minded, passionate and confident person.

Senior Residential Care Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading shifts
  • Offer professional practice support meetings to staff to complement staff supervision
  • Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team
  • Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required
  • Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager
  • Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies
  • Maintain records as required
  • Contribute to the development of the young adults through the provision of a healthy life style
  • To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met
  • Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans
  • Be the Key Worker for individuals

Senior Care Worker Minimum requirements:

  • Residential care experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with individuals with learning disabilities
  • At least 1 years’ experience working in a senior role
  • Experience managing challenging behaviors and physical intervention
  • Driving license desirable
  • Level 3 in Health and Social Care desirable

Shift hours for day staff:

  • 0730-2130 (21:45 if on the handover)
  • 1430-2130 (21:45 if on the handover)

Closing date: Friday 12th June 2020

Interview: ASAP

Contact: Sue at Job Paths 4 U


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Required skills

  • Care Plans
  • Risk
  • Supervision
  • Young People
  • Staff Members

Reference: 36573401

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