Residential Childrens Support Worker - Wigan

Lucam Consultancy
£18304/annum £34 per sleep
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Childcare Practitioner required in Wigan
 and work as part of a professional team to promote and provide the highest standard of care for young people.

You must be able to communicate effectively with children and young people and understand and empathise with the needs of the young people.
It is essential you have NVQ3 Children & Young People to be considered for this position.

Salary/Rate: £18,304.00 + £34.00 per sleep in
Hours: 40 per week
Location: Wigan
Service: Young People - Residential

Main purpose of the role:
To provide practical care to young people to increase their independent living skills, to be able to differentiate between young people, promoting self-esteem and self-awareness, to encourage achievement and to help the young people to reach their full potential
To communicate effectively with multi agencies within the social care sector, ensuring the transparency of the company is delivered consistently throughout the company.
The ideal candidates will need to be highly motivated, approachable, non-judgemental and show diversity in their approach to working with young people, this will include:
Be able to offer advice, guidance and signpost to other organisations they can access.

You will need to gain knowledge of the area you are working in.
A good understanding of current government legislation.
Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour.
Knowledge of the main issues effecting young people today.

Key tasks are:
Education, Training and Education
Living Skills
Substance use
Modern Social Issues

Please apply below with your current CV to arrange an interview