Residential Worker

Recruiter
Pertemps - Leeds Perm Hub
Location
Swaffham
Salary
£15600 - £16000/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Worker

Permanent

Full time

An award winning care provider works with residential care who provide a range of care to young people.

This care provider seek to provide high quality residential living for the young residents. Due to expansion they are looking for a forward thinking residential worker to be part of a lovely care setting.

Duties:

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 so as to assist with the development of their life, activities, education, social skills and personal skills.

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, with supervision, including befriending, advising and acting as an advocate when necessary.

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 contribute to good practice standards within the company by identifying and highlighting service shortfalls and planning methods of development to meet such shortfalls.

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.

To help with the general upkeep of the household i.e. conducting the food shop and cleaning.

Candidate Skills:

Excellent communication skills

Strong team worker

Experience working in a caring environment

NVQ in Health & Social Care in Children & Young People (Level 3) or above

Enhanced DBS – Desirable

Driver – Desirable

Salary & Benefits

£15,600 (Promotion Opportunities)

Job Coaching & Support

Further training, Continuous Development and Recognised qualifications

Onsite parking

Child care vouchers

Pertemps

Pertemps is one of the largest independently owned recruitment agencies in the UK, we have the power of a national company with the personality of a local independent firm. Pertemps Perm Hub based in Leeds have consultants who are specialists within their sectors – we cover Hospitality, Construction and Engineering, Accountancy, Finance, Healthcare and Sales.

The Healthcare division work with permanent roles for clients large and small, across Public and Private sectors: Registered Managers, Duty Managers, Nurses, Support Workers and many more!

If interested please contact our Health & Social Care specialist:

01132806575