Residential Support Worker / Childcare

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7481
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2021
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire, North West England
  • Salary: £10.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + £70 per Overnight Stay + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Childcare Residential Support Worker with a QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare / Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People’s Workforce (or equivalent) and previous experience of direct work with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties is required for a well- established residential childcare organisation based in Preston, Lancashire, North West England.

 

SALARY: £10.00 per Hour + £70 per Overnight Stay + Healthcare Package + 28 days Holiday

LOCATION: Preston, Lancashire, North West England    

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: Up to 160 Hours per month + overnight stays

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Childcare Residential Support Worker with a QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare/Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People’s Workforce (or equivalent) and previous experience of direct work with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Working as a Childcare Residential Support Worker you will provide advice, assistance, and support to young people, acting as an appropriate role model and working closely with them to enable them to address their difficulties and achieve their optimum potential.

As a Childcare Residential Support Worker you will be responsible for promoting equal opportunities for all and to maintain a high quality of care and support which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and cultural needs of children and young people within the care of Inspirations.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as a Childcare Residential Support Worker will include:

  • Maintain a high quality of care and support which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and cultural needs of children and young people
  • Provide a caring, supportive, and nurturing environment in which children/young people can feel secure and free from harm
  • Establish positive relationships with young people
  • Help young people gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct
  • Ensure that each young person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate
  • Attend to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning, general maintenance around the home etc)
  • Provide advice, assistance, and support on a 1:1 basis
  • Help young people to achieve their goals and optimise their potential
  • Provide support for young people in their education and extracurricular activities
  • Keep accurate records and provide written reports
  • Act as an advocate at meetings where the young person is the subject of discussion
  • Encourage the young person to develop links with the community

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • QCF Level 3 Residential Childcare/Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People’s Workforce (or equivalent)
  • Experience of direct work with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties is essential
  • Enhanced DBS Checks
  • This post requires the holder to do varying shifts, which include early morning and late evening work, sleep-in. The post holder also is required to work weekends as part of a rota and Bank Holidays when required. Sleeping-in duties are also required for which an additional payment is made
  • On occasions you may be requested to change your rota at a given notice as per your contract, to ensure the contingencies of the service are covered. This may also include covering an additional sleep-in duty as an emergency measure
  • To undertake such other duties appropriate to the grade of the post and the needs of the Home such as decorating, gardening in order to develop and maintain service delivery
  • This post requires the holder to have a clear Criminal Records Bureau check at all times Changes to personal circumstances which may effect this must be notified to your Registered manager immediately

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will 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-P7481

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