Environment Residential Child Care Support Worker with Health & Safety, Environment awareness who is caring, compassionate, understanding and has a passion for supporting and working with children is required to join our fantastic team at Five Rivers Child Care.
Candidates will have good general DIY, Gardening and Cooking skills.
SALARY: £18,250 per annum
LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire
JOB TYPE: Part-Time, Permanent
WORKING HOURS: 20 hours a week spread over 5 days this will include weekend work
** All Levels of Experience Considered **
APPLICATION PROCESS: Once you’ve applied, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.
We are looking for an Environment Residential Child Care Support Worker to join our home in Leeds, in a supportive role which is integral to the running of the home, and one of importance.
This role is Part-Time, 20 hours a week spread over 5 days this will include weekend work.
Working as the Environment Residential Child Care Support Worker you will ensure all annual checks take place on time and records are kept and actions followed to include (not exhaustively) PAT, COSHH, Food Standards, Environmental Health, Gas, Electrical, Legionella and asbestos.
As the Environment Residential Child Care Support Worker, you will consult with the children in respect of their food and nutrition, doing the food shopping and helping the children cook some of their meals. You will be supporting the children with their choice for their personal space and bedrooms and developing decoration plans which help the children express their identity.
We are looking for someone who can cook, clean, garden, paint, have some minor DIY experience, maintain and consistency seek to improve the standards of the home environment through quality management of all furniture, aesthetics, soft furnishings, electrical and white goods and maintaining accurate and up to date records and ensuring insurances and guarantees are followed.
You will need to be child centred, have a can-do attitude, be able to engage, communicate and listen to the children, be alert to signs of distress or abuse and ensure that the children are always monitored and protected. You will need to be calm and professional across a variety of situations, take part in team meetings and regularly provide views and ways to improve current practice
As the Environment Residential Child Care Support Worker, you will have the following:
- GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above or equivalent
- QCF level 3 in Health & Social Care (Children & Young People’s Workforce) or equivalent (Desirable)
- Have Good IT, verbal and written communication skills
- Able to communicate with Children
- Excellent time management skills in order to complete reports and task within the set deadlines.
- Emotional awareness in both self and others
- Ability to listen and empathise
- Be calm in situations of crisis and follow the lead of the shift leader
Five Rivers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including employment references and DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Five Rivers is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities employer.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.
CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.
JOB REF: AWDO-P5749
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