£22880 - £23337 per annum
22 days ago
Residential Support Worker
Children and Young People
173 hours per month
£10.80 - £12.00 per hour
12 hour shifts- Nights - 9pm-9am
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This is a specialist care and education provision for children and young people (aged 11-19), who have a range of identified complex and challenging needs such as: Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Issues and other health needs.
As a residential support worker you should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for children and young people in an outstanding residential setting.
You will support the care team, Deputy Head of Care and Head of Care in developing the service, contributing to positive outcomes for the children and young people and the service as a whole.
You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to include clinical staff such as psychiatrist, psychologists, occupational health, therapist, education and social workers in order to achieve positive outcomes for the children and young people.
It is desirable for the you to hold the relevant Diploma 3 / 4 qualification in Health and Social Care, however applicant without this qualification can also be considered.
Duties & Responsibilities:
" To respond to and meet the identified needs of children/young people as outlined in individual care plans and as agreed with the manager.
" To work in partnership with young people, their families, social workers and other relevant agencies, in meeting the needs of young people.
" To ensure that work with children/young people is in keeping with legislative, procedural and good practice requirements.
" To ensure that the safety and welfare of young people is paramount.
" To undertake all tasks in the daily life of young people, as required of the good parent.
" To participate in implementing, monitoring and reviewing children/young people's care/health and education plans where appropriate and to contribute in planning meetings and reviews as require.
" To be involved in monitoring admissions to the home and to assume responsibility for the smooth running of the home in the manager's absence.
" To take on the role of key worker to individual young people/young adults as required by the Homes Manager.
" To safeguard and promote the welfare and rights of children/young people.
" To work with children/young people to involve them in the day-to-day running of the home and their own individual care plans.
" To participate in planning and implementing discharge and after care plans children/young people's
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