Children's Residential Support Worker

Pin Point Recruitment
10 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Pin Point Health & Social Care is proud to be recruiting on behalf of a client in the Gateshead area who provide residential provisions and support for children and young people. They are requiring a Residential Child Care Worker to work with children up to the ages of 16, due to company expansion.
The role is for a full time, permanent position working across the week and at times, night shifts. Our client offers great training and development with opportunities to progress within the company.
The Role:
You will be required to support the residential home for children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. With a primary focus on making sure the best outcomes for the children and young people you will also be:
• Managing challenging behaviour • Supporting with individualised care plans • Encouraging daily goals and activities • Maintaining safe environment • Remain updated with documentation and records • Keep knowledgeable with relevant legislation and policies • Promoted education and daily living skills • Undertake key-worker responsibilities
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
Experience working within Children's Residential settings is beneficial, however experience across Mental Health, Probation & Prison & Secure Services and similar settings will be accepted.
• NVQ 3 (or above) in Children and Young people or similar Qualification • Experience managing challenging behaviour • Understand the importance of providing a stable environment for children • Experience of working with children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties • Driving Licence is essential