Residential Care Worker

  • Jobpaths4u
  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • 12/06/2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Are you positive, enthusiastic and committed?

 

 My client is looking for wonderful people with a zest for life to join their children’s home, providing a supportive environment for learning and development.

 

Training and support is provided to aid the successful candidate on their career path.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attending young people’s meetings and contributing to them
  • Receiving training appropriate to role and maintaining an up to date training profile
  • Taking responsibility for a small number of young people and ensuring that their needs are fully met
  • Establishing relationships which young people perceive to be positive, warm and rewarding
  • Providing advice, assistance and support on a 1:1 basis to enable young people to address past and present difficulties
  • Providing emotional support at times of difficulty or stress
  • Being ambitious for young people, helping them achieve their goals and optimise their potential
  • Providing support for young people in their education and extra-curricular activities
  • Keeping accurate records and providing written reports on young people for planning meetings, reviews or any other meetings as directed by the line manager
  • Empowering young people and facilitating their active involvement in the decision making about their lives and future
  • Acting as an advocate at meetings where the young person is the subject of discussion
  • Encouraging the young person to develop links with the community, attend off-site activities and expand their personal social network

Minimum requirements:

  • Ideally previous experience in a residential children’s home
  • Current UK drivers license with own vehicle
  • The ability to be flexible and work shifts
  • Good communication skills

 

Benefits:

 

  • Pension Auto-enrolment
  • ‘Pay Care Scheme’, this is a company health care benefit
  • ‘Perk Box’, this allows the employees to get discounts or free offers on hundreds of well known high street brands.
  • Annual Leave Service Award
  • Funding and support for qualifications including level 2 team leading awards, level 3 childcare qualifications and level 5 management qualifications for those who really want to progress

 

 

 

Closing date:  ASAP

Interview: ASAP

Contact:  Ismail at Job Paths 4 U

 

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Salary

7.83 - 8.52 per hour

Application close Date

12/07/2019