Residential Support Worker/Childcare

Recruiter
JumpLane Recruitment
Location
Southport, Sefton
Salary
£17500 - £20500/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Jump Lane Recruitment provide temporary and permanent staff to a vast array of clients, enabling flexibility and capability to maintain employment. Candidates must have experience working in a residential setting with vulnerable people presenting challenging behaviours & having complex needs.

The role will involve providing a secure, stable & supportive environment for children & young people. Shifts are anything from days to waking nights & sleep ins.

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure.

Immediate starts available

Salary: £17,500 -£20,500- Salary dependent on qualifications & experience.
Sleep allowance of £30 per sleep

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·To actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people.

·To report immediately any unsafe practices and conditions.

·To carry out duties in line with the company™s policies and procedures.

·To work in accordance with the Children™s Homes Regulations, other statutory guidance, and co

·Operate with any inspection process.

·To promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home.

·Provide a positive role model for the young people, presenting oneself in a highly professional manner.

·Work in line with young peoples™ care and placement plans.

·As required work with young people on intervention strategies to promote pro

·social behaviour.

·To undertake the role of a key worker for children/young people.

·To deliver direct and individual work to children/young people.

·Support young people in project and group work.

·Provide and participate in leisure activities in line with the care and placement plans of the

·young people.

·Work in partnership with colleagues, other agencies and professionals to meet the needs

·young people.

·Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, children/young

·people and families.

·Participate in and complete reports for, statutory reviews and meetings concerning the young people when required

Full UK Driving license and own transport required