Senior Residential Childcare Practitioner
This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated individual who is flexible and has a desire to make a difference to help and support young people, promote their value and enable them to make life enhancing choices. You will assist the home manager in leading, motivating and supporting a team of residential childcare practitioners.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Undertake the day to day management of the household as directed by the home manager or assistant manager
Offer professional practice support meetings to staff to complement staff supervision
Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team
Be the Key Worker for individual children
Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required
Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager
Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies
Maintain records as required
Participate in the on call system
Contribute to the development of the children and young people through the provision of a healthy life style
To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the children and young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met.
Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans
Diploma level 3 in Residential or equivalent
Previous experience of working with young people in a residential setting
Full manual driving licence
Ability to work with a variety of internal and external professionals
Ability to be flexible when required
Understands the management role in providing support and guidance for the staff teams
Closing date: ASAP
Interview: As soon as possible
Contact: Neha Donohoe at Job Paths 4 U
Job Paths 4 U is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business.
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