Residential Support Worker (Children)

Recruiter
Social Care Direct
Location
March
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Support Worker required for a 5 bedded therapeutic unit for males aged 11-18 with SEBD.
The home seeks to provide a safe and understanding ethos in which the young person can be assisted to address their behaviours and to take responsibility for their own actions. The emphasis of the work is by way of intervention and to challenge the inappropriate behaviour through a holistic therapeutic approach.
Duties
As a Support Worker, you’ll be doing the following:
* Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
* Manage the well-being and behaviour of young people ensuring behaviours are addressed promptly and sensitively
* Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
* Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour
* You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies
* Support and encourage educational engagement
Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification desirable but not essential for this role.
Due to the location of the Home near March, you would need to be a driver and have your own car.
Hours
The home use a rota system to ensure the young people get the care they need. As a Support Worker, you can expect the following shifts; two longs days on shift followed by three days off, on average you will have 15 days off over a 28 day roster.
To apply please submit your CV.
For further information please contact Ria on 07713566839

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