Residential Support Worker

Oakland Recruitment
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Support Worker

This role is only suitable for someone who has the qualification or the equivalent of:

A NVQ Level 3 / Diploma 3 in Children and Young People (social care pathway)

My client is well-established and strives to provide the best possible care to the children and young people. Due to expansion they are looking for serval residential support workers to work around the Stoke-On-Trent area.

You must have a full UK clean driving licence

You must be flexible to work across different homes if required.

If you don’t have a transferable DBS you will put you forward for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS).

Shift pattern would be live in for 48 hours (start Monday at 8am finish Wednesday at 8am) then 3 days off.

Salary :- £21,777 per annum

Day to day duties include:

  • To promote the welfare, safety, personal development and well being of Young People being cared for.
  • To ensure that the physical, emotional and psychological needs of the Young People are met where at all possible.
  • To participate in the day-to-day operation of the service provided in accordance with the organisational guidelines and objectives.
  • To create within the home, a normal domestic and nurturing environment for the Young People.
  • To participate in the care and education programmes applicable to each individual young person.
  • To contribute to the reviewing and monitoring process in the development of each individual Placement Plan.
  • To play an active part and promote the participation of young people, in the decision making process of the home.
  • To assist with the process of developing effective partnerships with parents and families.
  • To support and maintain effective working relationships with all other staff and to promote good relationships with local residents and general community.
  • To contribute to the development of individuals and the team through active participation in effective supervision, team meetings, training sessions etc.
  • To work alongside the young people to help develop a true sense of identity and feel of self worth through life story work.
  • To work with the young people and prospective carers to ensure the young persons successful integration into a family or other residential placement.
  • To be accountable for monies allocated for specific purposes.
  • The holder of this post may be required to perform physical intervention in accordance with our written policy, upon completion of relevant training