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About the job
We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated hard working individual with a caring nature to support young people aged 7 - 18 years.
The aims of the home are to promote a caring environment which provides children and young people with a high standard of specialised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity and rights to privacy, independence and choice.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensuring a firm, caring, consistent, well ordered environment is maintained at all times
Participate in care planning, developing risk assessments, behaviour management and to attend regular team meetings
Accompanying children and young people on recreational activities
Liaising with other staff, professionals, parents and carers as necessary
Undertaking any administrative tasks linked to the care of children and young people
To maintain a log of all accidents, incidents or physical intervention
To participate in case reviews where necessary
Keeping up to date with the home’s policies and to follow them at all times
To assist in developing strategies in behaviour management and to take a lead role in managing the young person’s challenging behaviour, implementing the strategies agreed
Assisting with the medical and physical needs of children and young people
Ensuring healthcare needs of the children and young people are met
To participate in annual performance appraisals and undertake relevant staff development
Providing cover in other areas as required
NVQ Level 3 Children & Young People
Experience of working within a residential environment
Experience of working with young people that have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties
Closing date: 31st January 2019
Contact: Ismail at Job paths 4 U
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