Senior Adult Support Worker

Lancashire Teaching Agency
Kendal, UK
25 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We now have an opportunity for a Senior Care Worker to join our team based in Kirkby Lonsdale. As a Senior Care Worker you will help to provide a secure, happy and supportive environment within the schools residential houses, ensuring they offer an environment that is clean, tidy, warm and inviting. Applicants must be enthusiastic, reliable and self-motivated with excellent communication skills and have experience of working in the residential care sector.
Working to ensure the physical, emotional and personal care needs of our children and young people are met, you will liaise with colleagues, Parents and other family members and Social Workers to deliver the best Care Plans. Our Care Workers work hard to ensure that the children and young people can carry as much responsibility for their own lives as is reasonable, helping them to live, grow and develop safely and positively.
If you are enthusiastic, reliable and flexible with a genuine interest in working with children and young people, this is a great opportunity to join a team that is committed to providing the highest levels of Care, Education and Support.

Key Responsibilities
• To identify, develop and maintain effective and value adding external/partner/stakeholder relationships
• To maintain the highest levels of health, wellbeing and safeguarding of young people within care
• To lead the performance and outcomes of the homes
• To own and ensure delivery of fully compliant and accurate records and administration in line with regulatory requirements and standards
• To ensure that all Health and Safety, Safeguarding requirements are met

Essential criteria
• Extensive experience in working with young people, preferably in a residential environment
• Experience of working with and managing challenging behaviour
• Extensive experience of working within Safeguarding and Medication environments
• Attained Level 3 CCYP
• Proven track record of dealing with conflict, managing learning difficulties
• Experience of managing relationships at multiple levels and with local authorities
• Proven track record of working and managing conflicting priorities and challenges
• Ability to work across and support the management of a 24/7 operation

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