Residential Care Worker

The SmartList
King's Lynn
15.00 GBP Hourly
10 Oct 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive

WORKING HOURS: Full time, Part Time and Bank vacancies available

THE COMPANY: Our client is currently one of the largest and most innovative providers of education and residential care to children within the UK. They strive to provide strategies, support and solutions to some of the most difficult challenges involving young people.

THE ROLE: Our client is currently recruiting for Residential Childcare Workers to join their team in the Wisbech, Spalding, Whittlesey, Near Cowland, Holbeach. The role is a demanding yet rewarding role, you will be required to develop relationships with the young people and provide a safe caring environment for them.

Key Responsibilities for the Residential Childcare Workers:-

Encourage and support the young people with all of their daily living needs in line with their individual care plan
Implement and maintain clear and consistent boundaries
Be the first point of contact for the young persons' social worker
Assisting with reports on progress, developing in-house placement plans, and contributing to statutory review reports
Providing the young people with emotional and social support
Recording the young people's daily and monthly progress and updating their files and child protection records
Work closely with your manager and team, and all other healthcare professionals
Carry out domestic duties when required within the home and garden, as well as planning and preparing meals

THE CANDIDATE: To be successful in the role Residential Childcare Workers in the Wisbech, Spalding, Whittlesey, Near Cowland, Holbeach areas you need to be an organised and tolerant individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships. Experience is not essential for this role as full training will be provided.

Keys Skills and Experience for Residential Childcare Workers :-

Experience is not essential as full training will be provided, however experience of working with children would be desirable
Experience of working with children in residential childcare would be desirable
You must be willing to work towards and be committed to working towards NVQ or QCF level 3 award in Health and Social Care : Children and Young People or a social work degree
A full UK Driving Licence is not essential, but would be desirable

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