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Residential Support Worker - Nights

Zoek Pin - Warrington - This Area Only

Permanent (Full time)

Major Healthcare is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices. We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and passionate Residential Support Worker to work nights within a challenging young people's service in Warrington. You will be working with young adults whom have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD. Key Responsibilities: Provide caring and supportive behavioural management services to children and young people accommodated in the various Children's Homes. Contribute to the day-to-day functioning of the Children's Home in order to meet the individual and collective needs of the children and young people. Develop and maintain good joint working partnerships with young people. Implement and maintain clear and consistent boundaries necessary for the creation of a safe and secure environment necessary for each young person to flourish. Ensure that the services offered to young people within the home are effectively provided and reflect the decisions in care plans, which are consistent with Department of Health, Home Office and the Company's policies and procedures. This should be supported by accurate and up-to-date record keeping. Participate in the domestic and personal care tasks of the home in a way which promotes the wellbeing and development of the young people. Work proactively to furnish children and young people with emotional, social and practical skills within a behavioural management context in order to prepare them for the world of education and work. Maintain effective communication systems, including handovers and log books. Attend and contribute to staff meetings, staff development sessions and child care reviews and other meetings, where appropriate. Actively take part in the implementation, promotion and development of all relevant company policies and procedures. Implement action plans to ensure the company's positive action targets are met and anti-discriminatory practices are adhered to and developed. Creatively engage and encourage young people to take part in a range of activities including play, leisure, learning and social development to enable them to gain confidence in their ability to develop their skills. Keep accurate and appropriate records in relation to all aspects of the home's organisation. Liaise and co-operate with teaching staff to ensure that each young person receives an education in accordance with his or her ability. Successful Candidate: QCF Level 3 Caring for Children & Young People or equivalent. MUST have experience working with children and young people within care or with looked after children. Experience of working with people with Autism. Strong values and a passion for looking after young people and supporting them in their future so they reach their full potential and achieve their life goals, being of good character and integrity. Driving Licence and access to own vehicle. Knowledge of the Children's Home Regulations and all paperwork relating to these regulations. The salary for this exciting new role is £17,684-£19,266 depending on experience. You will be working night shifts 10pm-10am. Additional benefits include: Company Pension Full Induction and Training Programme 28 Days Annual Leave Happy app - discount to retailers Please call Leanne Irving (phone number removed) or apply online for more information about this exciting new role

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