Lead Practitioner/Residential Childcare

Recruiter
TGI Social Care
Location
Morecambe
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

TGI Social Care have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Practitioner to work within a Residential service for Children and Young People.

As a Lead Practitioner you will have a child focused approach and provide therapeutic support to the Children and Young People that have Learning Difficulties. You will assist the Registered Manager in ensuring the smooth running of the home, assisting the Children and Young People with personal care, activities, liaise with social workers and external support services and provide a safe and environment for the Children and Young People.

I am looking for a approachable, motivated and passionate individual with the ability to work within a team and on own. Flexibility is essential in this role.

You will hold a Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People workforce, have 2 years Residential experience and have experience shift leading within a Residential Service.

This is a full time position with excellent benefits and professional development.

*Additional payments for sleeps are paid at £40 per sleep*



Job Requirements

Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children and young people in our care

Promote the delivery of a safe, structured and nurturing environment and immediately report any unsafe practices, conditions or concerns.

Assist in the implementation of care and placement plans, taking into account the views of our children.

Contribute to placement planning, participate in reviews and other meetings and write and edit reports when required.

Ensure the delivery of all key worker responsibilities including the delivery of direct work.

Ensure ongoing assessment of our childrens individual and collective needs in day to day practice, and be able to evidence achievements using outcomes measuring tools where appropriate.

Promote participation, to ensure our children are actively involved in the environment and day to day activities of the home.

Relate to and engage our children who display challenging behaviour and utilise a variety of behaviour management strategies.

Assist our children to identify unsafe, dangerous, harmful and abusive situations, individuals and groups.

Provide a caring and supportive environment for our children that respects and affirms their racial, cultural and religious identity and lifestyle.

Ensure the rights and needs of our children are met as fully as possible whether spiritual, physical, intellectual, cultural or social.



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