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Residential Childrens Worker

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    Up to £29338 per annum

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    Lynsey Ford

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Bristol - Residential Worker

Would you like to step in to kick-start your career in Care or continue your existing journey working with children? Are you looking for a flexible and rewarding community-based care support role helping to change young people`s lives? If you answered `Yes,` we would love to hear from you.


In return for your demanding work and commitment, working for this organisation can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

" Competitive salary - Starting £25,409 + allowances listed below
" Pension - Contributory career average salary pension scheme
" Paid annual leave
" Provide patient care - Provide care, safety, and welfare for patients.
" Dedicated training- Full training and induction to support your patient care journey.
" Discounts and schemes - Discounted travel, up to 20% off Southwestern Railway. Drive an electric or plug-in hybrid car - New Salary Sacrifice Scheme.

" £2,560 secure unit allowance
" £1,369 Enhanced pay rate for unsociable hours (based on normal working pattern, 23 hours per fortnight at enhance rate of pay)

The Role:

Brook Street Social Care presents this exciting career opportunity to work with one of our clients in Emerson Green, Bristol. This role is working within a secure children`s home, providing high-quality, specialist accommodation for young people between the ages of 10 and 18. The centre houses vulnerable young people, many of whom have complex problems and need intensive support to help them turn their lives around.

Please Note: During your working schedule, you must be available to work across the following shifts: Rotating Weekday shifts are Monday-Friday 7.30 am- 3.30 or 5.30pm Monday-Friday 12 or 2.15 pm -10 pm. Fortnightly weekend shifts will be: Saturdays and Sundays.

What will be your primary responsibilities?

" Act as a `keyworker` for young people and be a role model with a socially desired behaviour
" Engage, stimulate, and appropriately challenge
" To safeguard and provide consistency and stability
" To provide advocacy and act with sensitivity
" Administer medication where needed
" Maintain adequate records and undertake site risk assessments
" Write reports and care planning documentation with the use of IT skills
" Provide stimulating educational and physical activities
" Possess knowledge of the standards within Children`s Homes Regulations 2015

Who we are looking for?

A background in care is not essential but desirable.

To apply for this post, you will have:

" A passion for care as well as following compassion in practice.
" Verbal communication skills to ensure information is shared seamlessly
" The ability to work effectively as part of a team
" The ability to remain calm and manage challenging situations is imperative
" The ability to build rapport quickly and work compassionately with our young people
" A flexible and enthusiastic "can do" approach to work

By applying today, you can kick-start our fantastic on-boarding process, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience with this incredible company

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