Childrens Senior Residential Support Worker
Hastings, East Sussex, England
My client is looking for Senior Residential Support Workers to join their organisation within the Sussex area. You must have your Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples workforce or NVQ Level 3 in Caring for Children & young People. You must also have knowledge of Child Protection, and experience of working in a residential setting with children/adolescents.
The hours of work are an average of 42 hours per week, working a five week rolling rota pattern of ‘two days on, three days off’. You are required to work any day of the week. You are required to sleep-in at the home (sleeping in room provided) when on duty for which you are paid a 21.50 per night.
You will be required to adhere to the Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 and policies and procedures of the my client, and to maintain high standards in the home and act as a positive role model. To assist in formulating assessments of needs for each young person. To assist the Care Manager and Deputy in the management of the home in all aspects appropriate to the Statement of Purpose, Young Persons Guide, Placement Plans and Workforce Plan. To provide a caring, nurturing and supportive environment for young people which respects and affirms their racial, cultural religious identity and lifestyle.
To safeguard and promote the welfare of young people. To act as a Key Worker to an individual young person. To help to undertake assessments and formulate clear aims and objectives for each young person as required. Maintain high child care standards. Provide a caring, nurturing and supportive environment in which young people will feel safe. To exercise appropriate support of young people by being aware of their presenting needs. The completion of good written records and reports relating to the individual young person’s general presenting behaviours, these include: weekly reports, placement plans, risk assessments, strategies, 24- hour management plans, and all others listed in the young person’s working file and homes computer system, these reports can be used in casework, conferences, Court Proceedings, Child protection reviews. To ensure that the, Children’s Home Regulations 2015 and the Guide to the Regulations 2015 and all company Policies and Procedures are implemented and adhered to.
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- £ 19272 - 21011 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Posted 4 Nov 2016
Closes 4 Dec 2016
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