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Residential Support Worker

  • Location: Canvey Island
  • Salary: £17500 to £18500 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Job Paths 4 U


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About the job

Do you want to make a difference to a child’s future?

We have an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated individual who is flexible and has a desire to make a difference to help and support young people.

You will play a full and effective role as a member of the staff team, providing high-quality assessment and residential care for young people.

My client offers full support and training.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide activities, support and structure for children in the home ensuring appropriate levels and standards of individual care
To maintain standards of good practice at all times, establishing purposeful and constructive relationships and appropriate role modelling
To maintain and produce required records and reports as necessary to ensure smooth, efficient running of the home
To participate on a shift basis by rota, demonstrating a level of commitment and flexibility to enable the efficient running of the home
To undertake training and utilise learning within the home
To act as a key worker/link worker for individual children
Where applicable, to attend to and contribute to any review, case conference and planning meeting as necessary
To take appropriate action to ensure that activity and other plans are designed, implemented and reviewed so that children’s stay is managed, their health, social and emotional development is monitored and appropriate opportunities are made available to assist with any other need for the duration
To safeguard and promote the welfare and health of any child staying with us, including the protection of the child from any harm/exploitation
To speak up if there are any concerns that may affect maters in respect to any child

Minimum requirements:
Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare / working towards or equivalent (Desirable)
Worked in residential children’s care for the past 2 years
22 years old or over
Full driving licence
knowledge of child safeguarding and protection procedures
knowledge of emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties

Benefits:
Clear career progression
Comprehensive training package including funded NVQ level three
Regular team meetings
Regular supervisions with senior staff members
Childcare vouchers
Pension scheme

Full and part time positions available
Closing date: 2nd April
Interview: ASAP
Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U

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