Senior Residential Care Worker

Posted 8 November by JobPaths4U Limited
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This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated individual who is flexible and has a desire to make a difference to help and support young people, promote their value and enable them to make life enhancing choices.You will work with young adults aged 16+ with learning disabilities to deliver high standards of care, ensuring their physical, psychological, emotional and recreational development.

  • 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

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
  • The ability to work shifts

Shift hours for day staff:

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

Closing date: Thursday 12th December 2019

Interview: ASAP

Contact: Priya at Job Paths 4 U

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Required skills

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Care
  • Residential Care
  • Young Adults

Reference: 36765247

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