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About the job
My client based in Birstall is looking for multiple Residential Support Workers to join an ethical company with fantastic growth opportunities
£21-£23k if you are currently studying towards NVQ level 3 in Child care
£24 if you have gained the certificate
3 days 1 week
2 days the next week
Weekend work required however you won't be planned for both days over the weekend.
Sleep in's required
Key Skills and Experience:
• Ability to deal effectively with difficult and abusive behaviour.
• Knowledge of the needs of troubled children.
• Evidence of working as a member of a team to achieve service outcomes
• Previous experience of working with vulnerable young people.
• Ability to work with a heavy and varied workload.
• Can demonstrate an understanding of child's needs and effects of child's and family's history.
• To provide basics for physical and emotional wellbeing of young people.
• Ability to work flexibly and autonomously and demonstrate confidence in work role.
• Any relevant work in the caring professions.
• To be able to develop creative and effective activity sessions to promote relationship building.
• Ability to drive.
- Ensuring a firm, caring, consistent, well ordered environment is maintained at all times.
- Supervising children and young people before and after the school/college day including meal times and to proactively support/encourage the development of their cooking skills etc.
- To actively promote and participate in care planning, developing risk assessments, behaviour management and to attend regular team meetings.
- Accompanying children and young people on recreational activities and demonstrating positive role modelling.
- Working as part of a team to provide a programme of evening & weekend activities for children and young people and to effectively manage small budgets, in relation to this.
- Promoting the social and emotional well-being & development of children and young people and to consistently strive to further develop these skills.
- Liaising with other staff, professionals, parents and carers as necessary and maintaining high levels of professionalism at all times.
- Undertaking any administrative tasks linked to the care of children and young people e.g. keeping appropriate records, making reports as required by the Home and any regulatory bodies.
- To maintain a log of all accidents, incidents or physical intervention and to challenge suspected inappropriate practice according to policies and procedures.
This is a full time, permanent position, offering a salary of up to £24,000 depending on experience.
To apply for this exciting position, please submit your CV and covering letter or telephone ##### ###### during office hours for further information.