Senior Residential Support Worker

United Kingdom
21190.00 - 24190.00 GBP Annual + GBP21190 - GBP24190/annum GBP18,190-GBP21,190 + GBP3,00
23 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Residential Support Worker

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

GBP18,190 - GBP21,190 + Sleep-in allowance (GBP2,000-GBP3,000 approx pa)

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Residential Support Worker to join a private provider in Ferryside. The organisation specialises in supporting young people aged 11-18 that display chellenging behaviour, attachment disorders and complex needs.

The main duties of this role include:

Ensuring shifts are planned with Residential Support Workers, to take the lead on shift and be responsible for the events on the shift
To ensure that all risks are safely managed in line with the company policies and procedures
To communicate effectively with the team of staff coming onto shift ensuring that a thorough account of your shifts events has taken place
To be the case holder for designated children, whilst supporting that allocated Key Worker
To provide written reports and documentation that truly reflects the progress of the adolescent for planning meetings / reviews
To set up, co-ordinate and review the children's files,
Care plans,
Risk Assessments,
Behaviour Management Plans.
Health Care Documentation
Missing from Home Documentation / Physical Description document
Agreements and Incentives.
To contribute to Educational Meetings
Responsible for the Health and Safety of all the children, staff and visitors on your shift, and to ensure that any hazards are reported immediately in line with the Health and Safety at Work Act
To undertake any training that is deemed appropriate to your position.
To attend staff meetings and be a positive role model to the children at their meetings
To contribute to individual and group direct work sessions to achieve optimal outcomes in line with the "Every Child Matters" agenda.
To be able to address standards of behaviours from adolescents, in a calm non confrontational and constructive manner.
To work a flexible rota on a pro rota basis, inclusive of weekends and Bank Holidays, to assist with shift planning, covering shifts at short notice for sickness

Job Requirements

To be a good role model to the children
To be able to listen and offer sound advice and support to the adolescent regarding making positive choices
To have exceptional communication skills, to be able to hand over and record relevant information in a factual manner
To have sound knowledge of the Children's Act
To have the ability to engage and motivate the children
To be non judgemental
To be able to support the needs of the service and its children
Be willing to work flexibly across all shift patterns
To commitment to anti discriminatory practices

Essential Requirements

NVQ3/QCF3 Working with Children and Young People's Workforce
To be willing to participate in training to support the needs of the service
Good IT skills
Driving Licence

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