Residential Support Workers

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Recruiter
Meadows Care
Location
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary
Earn up to £18,750 , opportunities to progress within the company
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
12883A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Meadows Care is a residential childcare company based in the Rochdale, and surrounding areas.

Due to continued growth we are looking to appoint:Dedicated Residential Support Workers who are looking for a career in childcare.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving and innovative company.

No qualifications are necessary. However, if successful, you will be expected to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Meadows Care is an Equal Opportunities employer.

The post involves working shifts, which include sleepovers and weekends. If you feel you have the skills and enthusiasm we will offer a comprehensive induction and training package.

An application form and a job description are available upon request from Meadows Care  on 01706 630022 

  • The Residential Support Worker is responsible for assisting in the promotion of good childcare practice in accordance with Meadows Care Policies and Procedures, Quality Standards and Every Child Matters.
  • The Residential Support Worker is responsible for providing care, support and supervision, including household tasks, cooking, shopping, laundry and independent living skills to the young people in their care.
  • To maintain an environment of therapeutic care for all young people.
  • To work restoratively with young people, and maintain the restorative ethos.  To involve our young people in this process, and encourage them to be responsible for their actions.  
  • To actively promote the welfare, safety, personal development and wellbeing of young people placed at Meadows Care.
  • To maintain good communication skills and written records.
  • To promote the participation of the young person placed in the decision making process of the home.
  • To ensure that the physical, emotional and psychological needs of young people placed at Meadows Care are met where at all possible.
  • To support young people by driving them or travelling on public transport to home visits, school and appointments etc. that is in or out of the local area and may involve long distances.
  • To comply with the Code of Practice for Social Care workers. To be aware of Meadows Care policy on codes of conduct and to set an acceptable role model standard.
  • To carry out duties as stated in the home’s Statement of Purpose in line with the Quality Care Standards.
  • To work in partnership with educational staff to ensure that the educational needs of the young people are met.
  • To promote anti-discriminatory practices and equal opportunity practices in line with Meadows Care policy.
  • Attend and take an active part in team meetings, handovers and supervisions.
  • To commit to training and development develop through Meadows Care, this includes gaining the Level 3 Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People’s Workforce. To maintain a record of continuous personal development (CPD file) and build an individual portfolio.
  • To attend training and maintain professional development to meet the demands of the job and to participate and implement Meadows behaviour management of Prevention, Protection & Restoration (PPR) Techniques which includes the ability to physically hold young people in order to keep them and others safe at all times.
  • To promote the good reputation of Meadows Care in all contact with external agencies and individuals.

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