Children's Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Elect Recruitment Ltd
Location
London
Salary
13.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
25 Oct 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We urgently require Children's Residential Support Workers!

Are you a Children's Residential Support Worker who wants to make a real difference to the lives of young people with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties?

  • Pay: Up to GBP14.00 per hour
  • Flexible shift patterns to fit lifestyle commitments.
  • Full-Time Support Workers contracts and temp to perm contracts also available.

Responsibilities:

As a Children's Residential Support Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • To encourage the young people to do activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age.
  • To keep the homely, friendly culture and environment of the homes.
  • To be able to deal with challenging behaviours when needed.
  • Protect children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Provide support for the children and young people in the home and to promote their independence and well-being.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the young people.
  • Ensuring the safety of the students and maintaining an up to date knowledge of the individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers and other professionals that may be involved in the young people's lives such as Psychologists.

Requirements:

  • Experience as a Support Worker in a similar setting is essential.
  • DBS Certificate
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care or equivalent
  • 2 years Minim experience working with Children in a residential setting.