Residential Support Worker for Children & Young People

Recruiter
Supernova Resourcing Ltd
Location
Tamworth
Salary
8.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Salary: GBP8.00 to GBP9.00 + Sleep allowance

Flexible Shift patterns

Job Type: Permanent / Full-time

A fantastic opportunity to make a real difference caring for various clients aged 8-18 with EBD, complex needs and learning difficulties, including challenging behaviour and autism.

For this opportunity we are looking for engaging, friendly, and calm individuals. Ideally you will hold QFC (NVQ) Level 3 Health & Social Care (Children & Young People) or equivalent but this is not essential as we can offer training, as the business believe in investing in their staff to help realise their full potential.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the children and young people
  • Promote and provide a variety of appropriate and stimulating activities
  • Be alert to signs of distress or abuse, ensuring safeguarding from harm
  • Engage and develop relationships built on mutual trust via active listening
  • Observe behaviours recording significant features in 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
  • Where appropriate encourage the independence of physical needs
  • Maintain professional development in policy, procedures and training
  • Personal care may be required
  • Work under current Government Legislation

Job Location:

  • Tamworth, Staffordshire