Senior Children's Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Pin Point Recruitment
Location
Newcastle
Salary
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Posted
10 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
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 Senior 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 assist management to develop the skills and potential of the Residential Support Workers. You will also 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