Senior Residential Childcare Worker

6 days left

Location
Inverkeithing
Salary
£25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
00068282
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A vacancy now exists for a senior residential childcare worker to lead a shift team of 2 care staff members in a 5 bedded residential unit in Fife.

The successful candidate will have an SVQ4 or be willing to work towards this and have extensive experience of working with young people who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. They must be flexible and able to use their own initiative. Responsibilities will include:

Assisting management to develop the care home and its environment, ensuring that the highest standards of care prevail for each individual young person.

Contributing to Management Meetings and to play an active part in supporting the planning and development of any new projects within the home.

Coordinating the care of the young people in the absence of the Manager and/or the owners.

Acting as a mentor to new and/or less experienced staff.

Holding specific responsibility for areas of particular practice within the care home as identified by the Manager.

Applicants must have a clean driving licence. Checks will be made with Disclosure Scotland and references will always be taken up.

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