Senior Residential Childcare Practitioner

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
9.50 - 9.50 GBP Hourly + GBP9.50/hour
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you passionate and hardworking?
Can you motivate young people and prioritise their needs?
This role requires a high level of patience and understanding working with Children and Young people with emotional and challenging behaviours.
My client is looking for a dedicated organised Senior Residential Childcare Worker who can lead a shift and take the initiative to work well independently as well as working well with other members of staff and young people.
Senior Residential Childcare Worker Duties and Responsibilities:
* Leading shifts
* Offer professional practice support meetings to staff to complement staff supervision
* Encourage, support and guide members of the staff team
* Attend Case Reviews, Planning Meetings and any other meetings as required
* Undertake specific administration tasks within the unit as directed by the Home Manager
* Actively participate in supervision, appraisal, training, meetings & consultancies
* Maintain records as required
* To be alert to signs of distress or abuse and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected and have their needs met ensuring that all safeguarding needs are met
* Contribute to care planning and the implementation of these plans
* Be the Key Worker for individuals
Senior Residential Childcare Worker Minimum Requirements:
* NVQ Level 3 Children and Young People/Diploma Level 3 Children Residential care or equivalent
* At least 18 months experience of working in residential care with young people
* Sound knowledge of safeguarding, the Children's Homes (England) 2015 Regulations and the quality standards
* Be over 20 years old
* Full drivers licence
Salary: GBP9.50 per hour
This role includes weekend, evening and sleep-in duties for which an additional payment of GBP57.31 will be made
Closing date: 20th September 2019
Interview: ASAP
Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U
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