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Support Worker - Childrens Home Welshpool

Support Worker - Childrens Home Welshpool

Posted 15 November 2023 by Mash Group
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Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people? We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our clients team in Welshpool and contribute to a high-quality therapeutic community residential service. As a Children's Support Worker, your role is vital in ensuring the safety, security, and support of young people.

The Offer:

* Meaningful Work: Contribute to the well-being and development of young individuals.
* High Standards: Be a part of a team that strives to achieve the highest standards of care, guidance, support, and protection for young people.
* Team Collaboration: Cooperate with colleagues in achieving shared objectives, always keeping the needs of the child as the top priority.
* Flexible Schedule: Be part of a work rota that provides staff cover on a shift basis, tailored to meet the needs of our home as follows: There is a 3 x week rolling rota
The shifts are:
8am - 11pm - full day / evening to mimic home environment
8am - 4pm - early
3pm - 11pm - late
On very rare occasions there may be a requirement to do a sleep in (but this is very rare) which is paid as follows: £100 per night if not interrupted, if woken you will be paid your hourly rate on top of the £100.
* The annual salary for this position is between £21,833-£23,604
* Growth Opportunities: Attend training sessions as part of your individual development plan, including mandatory and regulatory training provided by the organisation.
* Safety and Well-being: Play a crucial role in ensuring health and safety, as well as maintaining a clean and tidy environment.
* Engagement: Contribute your ideas and organise stimulating activities to help motivate young people.
* Compensation: Competitive pay with rare sleep-in opportunities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

* Directly deliver services to young people.
* Support the Management team in achieving organisational aims and statutory requirements.
* Maintain records, assist with audits, and communicate with external agencies.
* Promote and adhere to organisation policies, including child protection and equal opportunities.
* Participate in supervision sessions and appraisals.
* Hold Link-working case responsibility for at least one young person.
* Be part of the on-call system, providing support to team members during out-of-hours.
* Follow a rolling rota with varying shifts.

Additional Information:

* On very rare occasions, you may be required to do a sleep-in, which is compensated.
* Your dedication and flexibility may lead to specific responsibilities not listed in the job description.
* We operate as formal Therapeutic Communities, emphasizing the use of structured roles, routines, and environments to support the therapeutic task.

Join the team and be a part of a community that values the professional development of its staff. This job description may be reviewed annually and is open to amendments after consultation with you.

Apply now to make a difference in the lives of young people and help them achieve their full potential!

Reference: 51633556

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