Senior Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Jobpaths4u
Location
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Salary
£9.15 - £10.15 Per hour
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you passionate and hardworking?

Can you motivate young people and prioritise there needs?

This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with children aged 8 -17 years with emotional and challenging behaviours.

My client is looking for a dedicated organised individual who can lead a shift and take the initiative to work well independently as well as working well with other members of staff and young people.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Encouraging and supporting a lifestyle which facilitates spiritual, physical, psychological, cultural and social needs of the young person
  • Implementing and developing young people’s care plans, risk assessments and key working programmes. These care plans must be amended and updated when necessary
  • Providing adequate supervision to junior staff members, and having a good working knowledge of NMS and care home regulations
  • Providing a needs-led service in line with the statement of purpose
  • Ensuring that documents such as Ofsted notifications, incident reports etc. are completed and accurate
  • Contributing to the development of the team
  • Writing notes and basic reports
  • To work shifts including some night work/sleep-ins

 

 

Minimum requirements:

  • NVQ Level 3 in a care related subject/willingness to work towards NVQ 3
  • Current UK/EU driving license
  • Previous experience in a support role, preferably with young people with Learning disabilities and challenging behaviour
  • Skills and experience in dealing with challenging behaviour, using appropriate de-escalation techniques
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of OFSTED and the National Minimum Standards
  • Aged 21 or over

Benefits:

  • Career help – will be put on courses (level 3/5)
  • Yearly bonuses (dependance on performance)
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual leave 28 days

 

 

Closing date:  23rd November

Interview: ASAP

Contact:  Ismail at Job Paths 4 U

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