Children's Residential Support Workers
Truro, Cornwall, England
Residential Support Workers Children's Homes
South West Cornwall - Near Truro and Redruth
Are you looking to start or progress your career within Children's residential services?
My client is a well respected charity and they are looking to expand their children's services division with the opening of new children's homes. They will require several residential support workers to work alongside the registered manager of the Children's home
Providing day to day care for young people with Autistic, Challenging behaviours and Learning disabilities within a Children's home.
Your responsibilities will include being responsible as a member of a team for direct day to day care of young people acting as a positive role model and ensuring their physical, social and emotional needs are being met whilst being flexible, dynamic and engaged in supporting the young people in our care.
You will proactively encourage young people to participate in a variety of opportunities that are healthy, meaningful and give them a sense of achievement and builds their self esteem.
You will actively contribute to care plans, share in report writing and monitoring and participate in housekeeping duties and work in a positive, respectful and empowering way with young people in order to promote good relationships and encourage achievement and development.
You will work in line policies and procedures, and The Children's Homes Regulations and maintain high professional standards at all time.
You will work directly with young people, their families, social workers and other relevant people where appropriate.
Hours of Work
39 hours per week staff work at a particular location on a rolling rota' basis, so day, evening, weekend and 'sleeping in' shifts are undertaken fairly across the team. Working every other weekend.
Any experience working with Children.
From £7.20 per hour which rises to £9.45 per hour at weekends, £25 per sleep in, 33 days holiday, 2% contributory pension.
Excellent training offered and if you don't already have you will be enrolled onto NVQ Level 3 children & Young People and as a developing service there will be opportunities for progression within these developing homes.
- £ 7.2 - 9.45 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted 29 Nov 2016
Closes 27 Dec 2016
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