Residential Support Worker (Bank Work)

  • Jobpaths4u
  • Birstall, UK
  • 14/01/2019
Part time Caring - Social Services

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated hard working individual with a caring nature to support young people aged 7 - 18 years.

 

The aims of the home are to promote a caring environment which provides children and young people with a high standard of specialised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity and rights to privacy, independence and choice.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring a firm, caring, consistent, well ordered environment is maintained at all times
  • Participate in care planning, developing risk assessments, behaviour management and to attend regular team meetings
  • Accompanying children and young people on recreational activities
  • Liaising with other staff, professionals, parents and carers as necessary
  • Undertaking any administrative tasks linked to the care of children and young people
  • To maintain a log of all accidents, incidents or physical intervention
  • To participate in case reviews where necessary
  • Keeping up to date with the home’s policies and to follow them at all times
  • To assist in developing strategies in behaviour management and to take a lead role in managing the young person’s challenging behaviour, implementing the strategies agreed
  • Assisting with the medical and physical needs of children and young people
  • Ensuring healthcare needs of the children and young people are met
  • To participate in annual performance appraisals and undertake relevant staff development
  • Providing cover in other areas as required

 

 

Minimum requirements

  • NVQ Level 3 Children & Young People
  • Experience of working within a residential environment
  • Experience of working with young people that have social, emotional and/or behavioural difficulties

 

Closing date:  31st January 2019

Contact:  Ismail at Job paths 4 U

 

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Salary

£9.00 per hour

Application close Date

31/01/2019