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Residential Child Care Worker

Zoek Pin Reading - This Area Only

£20475 - £21525/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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On behalf of my client we are recruiting for a Residential Support worker for the Reading area. This is to support young people with EBD. You must ideally have your diploma Level 3 in CYPD / NVQ Level 3 Working with Children.

You must also have Knowledge of general health, safety and well-being of children. Knowledge of legislation. Good written and oral communication skills. Good interpersonal skills, able to liaise across a wide range of interests. Effective organisational skills.

My client is committed to working in partnership with young people, their families, commissioners and others to provide an individual service tailored around young people. They aim to create a warm caring environment that is safe and supportive enabling young people to recover from past life experiences and grow to their full potential.

You will be supporting young people in their daily lives through: Assisting to develop and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance. Supporting young people to make appropriate choices regarding their nutritional needs. Administering medication in accordance with their needs and taking full account of the Medication Policy and Procedures Accompanying to the dentist, doctor and all other appointments as appropriate. Reporting to managers any concerns regarding the young people's welfare including health and safety issues in the home.

Actively encouraging and supporting leisure and meaningful activities both inside and outside of the home, in accordance with individual young person's interests, choices and needs. Accompanying young people on trips and holidays away Ensuring the home environment is secure, clean and well presented, undertaking domestic chores and relevant health and safety checks as necessary. Adhering to all safeguarding requirements and any procedures aimed at the protection of children. Following the 'the Emotional and Behavioural Risk Assessment' to support young people in managing their own challenging behaviours. Understanding the importance of a young person's case file and plans, and using these effectively and professionally to inform practice on a daily basis.

The salary is £20, for applicants with level 3 qualification. Rising to £,00 after 6 month probationary pass with an additional £30 per sleep

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