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Residential Care Worker

  • Location: Wirral
  • Salary: £7.83 to £8.52 per hour
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Job Paths 4 U


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About the job

Are you positive, enthusiastic and committed?

My client is looking for wonderful people with a zest for life to join their children’s home, providing a supportive environment for learning and development.

Training and support is provided to aid the successful candidate on their career path.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Attending young people’s meetings and contributing to them
Receiving training appropriate to role and maintaining an up to date training profile
Taking responsibility for a small number of young people and ensuring that their needs are fully met
Establishing relationships which young people perceive to be positive, warm and rewarding
Providing advice, assistance and support on a 1:1 basis to enable young people to address past and present difficulties
Providing emotional support at times of difficulty or stress
Being ambitious for young people, helping them achieve their goals and optimise their potential
Providing support for young people in their education and extra-curricular activities
Keeping accurate records and providing written reports on young people for planning meetings, reviews or any other meetings as directed by the line manager
Empowering young people and facilitating their active involvement in the decision making about their lives and future
Acting as an advocate at meetings where the young person is the subject of discussion
Encouraging the young person to develop links with the community, attend off-site activities and expand their personal social network
Minimum requirements:
Ideally previous experience in a residential children’s home
Current UK drivers license with own vehicle
The ability to be flexible and work shifts
Good communication skills

Benefits:
Pension Auto-enrolment
‘Pay Care Scheme’, this is a company health care benefit
‘Perk Box’, this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well known high street brands.
Annual Leave Service Award
Funding and support for qualifications including level 2 team leading awards, level 3 childcare qualifications and level 5 management qualifications for those who really want to progress

Closing date: 31st January 2019
Interview: ASAP
Contact: Ismail at Job Paths 4 U

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