Children's Night Support Worker

Recruiter
Safehands Recruitment Limited
Location
Smethwick
Salary
17680.0000
Posted
09 Apr 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Children’s Night Support Workers – Smethwick area

Salary: £217680-£19760 per annum

Full Driving Licence

I am currently seeking Children’s Night Support Workers in the Worcester area. My client is a newly established provider of therapeutic residential care for children and young people aged 10-17 years.

Its services are for children and young people that have experienced early life trauma, which may present itself as a range of emotional and behavioural needs, such as poor/low self-esteem, self-harm, cultural identity issues, sexually harmful behaviour as well as physical aggression.

Job Outline

Responsible for the supervision of young people at a Children’s Home providing advice, care and stability for the young people ensuring they are treated equally and provided with equal opportunities on a daily basis. To ensure their wellbeing throughout the night.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe and secure environment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of young people.
  • Build and create mutual trust and respect with young people in order that they respond and react appropriately to information and instructions.
  • Define structures and boundaries of behaviour to young people, acting as a positive role model, so they understand behaviour expected.
  • Produce, maintain and distribute house paperwork to ensure relevant information is recorded accurately and is available. Complete additional reports as directed by the Home Manager.
  • Control and analyse the young people’s behaviour to avoid incidents and improve behaviour.
  • Create a positive culture and routine to ensure young people respect the night time routines and expectations.
  • Maintain knowledge of and apply the relevant legislative, contractual and inspection framework requirements.
  • Provide support and advice to young people to ensure that they maintain positive behaviours at all times.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Hold QCF level 2 or 3 in children health and social care
  • Have at least 6 months experience working within EBD or BESD residential services
  • Hold a full UK driving licence
  • Have experience within challenging behaviour

*Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 10 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by the client and the Youth Justice Board and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 10 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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