Residential Support Worker Children and Young People

Recruiter
Supernova Resourcing Ltd
Location
Shropshire
Salary
19000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Salary: GBP19,00 - GBP22,000

Flexible Shift pattern

Job Type: Full-time

A fantastic opportunity to join a leading provider of therapeutic residential care, independent education, and integrated clinical services for children and young people with multiple and complex needs.

Our client, established in 1985 deliver a portfolio of specialist services, for young people aged 10-18+, from crisis and assessment placements, through to long-term placements and preparation for independent living. They employ the 'House Model of Parenting', an attachment based therapeutic care approach which focusses on providing a secure base, building relationships, and managing behaviour

For this full-time opportunity we are looking for self-motivated individuals with a genuine desire and passion to support young people that display challenging behaviour and have complex needs including autism.

Candidates will ideally hold NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) or equivalent experience and hold a full clean UK Driving Licence with access to transport.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the children and young people
  • Promote and provide a variety of appropriate and stimulating activities
  • Awareness to signs of distress or abuse, ensuring that the children and young people are safeguarded from harm
  • Develop relationships built on mutual trust and effective communication
  • Observe behaviours and record significant features including routines and triggers
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of individual care plans
  • Participate in reviews and meetings with relevant professionals
  • Implement strategies of behavioural control with children and young people
  • Where appropriate encourage the independence of physical needs
  • Maintain professional development in policies, procedure & training
  • Work under current Government Legislation

Job Location:

  • Telford

Preferred licences or certifications:

  • NVQ Level 3 Children & Young People (C&YP)
  • Current DBS, preferably on Up-date system
  • Full clean UK Driving License