Are you able to provide quality care for a group of vulnerable young people (boys and girls aged 7-17 years) with emotional & behavioural difficulties within an Ofsted registered residential home and an Ofsted registered school at another Outcomes First Group site?
***Must have a level 3 children's residential childcare***
Job Title: Senior Residential Support Worker
Location: North Oxfordshire
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Hours: 7 days on and 7 days off ( Shifts 7:30am - 11pm with 1 or 2 waking nights/sleep ins a week. Accomodation for all staff in provided if needed so they can stay overnight.)
KEY TASK AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Working under the direction of the Team Manager actively contribute to the provision of quality care, within which the health, welfare, education and development of young people is promoted and to promote a coherent ethos of care consistent with the overall culture of the company and the Home's statement of purpose.
-To contribute towards the maintenance of a positive, safe and homely environment, including the promotion of a warm and accepting atmosphere, where the safety and care of young people is paramount. Working with the Team Manager to ensure proper and appropriate nurturing for all young people with particular attention to the provision of primary care in matters of food, health. Clothing and environment.
-To work with the staff team to build positive and appropriate working relationships with the young people, ensuring adherence to boundaries and consistency of care practice.
-To work in partnership with parents, social workers, agencies and other professionals linked to the young person's care plan to effectively fulfil the responsibility of parenting the young people, ensuring the maintenance of family contact where appropriate.
***This position involves occasionally travelling to various locations to take young people to appointments, training etc. It is therefore expected that you can fulfil this requirement