Residential Support Worker/Hereford/Permanent

Semester Recruitment
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client is a leading Provider of care to young people and children and is looking to recruit permanent Residential Support Workers in the Hereford area.

The young people are aged between 8-19 and you will need to engage with them to help with all aspects of their lives in preparation for them becoming independent.

Role Criteria

NVQ 3 Children and Young People - preferable

2 years’ experience in a similar environment

Duties include:

  • To help maximize the potential capabilities of all young people - physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

  • To provide choice wherever possible and enable young people to make their own decisions as appropriate.

  • To work with and follow professional advice and known alternative communication strategies to enable all young people to have 'a voice’.

  • To work within bespoke and individualized packages of care to provide the best possible outcomes for young people.

  • To accurately record, create, maintain and update manual and electronic records in respect of the Young People.

  • Sleepover shifts are required

  • To read and adhere to the young person’s risk assessments and individual placement plans, keeping notes and records as required.

  • To attend team meetings and individual support and supervision meetings with the line manager.