Residential Support Worker – Children’s Home – Permanent
Job Title: Residential Support Worker – Children’s residential home
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Salary: £30,639 – £33,287 per annum (inclusive of 2 sleeps)
Contract: Full-time, permanent
Next Steps: Apply now or contact Brooklea at Liquid Personnel for more information
About the role:
Liquid Personnel have an exclusive opportunity for Residential Support Workers to join an incredible authority, Ofsted rated good. You will be joining a brand-new home for children and young people, registered for up to 2 young people from 13-17 years old with a background of emotional behaviour difficulties and child sexual exploitation.
Your key responsibilities as the Residential Support Worker:
- To demonstrate good childcare practices in own direct work with children to be a role model for other staff members
- Key Working to be responsible for and accountable to senior staff in ensuring effective assessment monitoring, planning and evaluating for each child takes place.
- To actively seek the views and opinions of children and provide a platform from which they can be heard.
- To carry out specific tasks as delegated by the Registered Manager/ Deputy/ Seniors
- To be supportive of teamwork. Following agreed team meetings/plans and supporting a high challenge high support culture.
- To act as driver and/or escort transporting young people to and from school, on shopping trips and activities.
- Meet the needs of children and young people, using a restorative approach, developing strong relationships to support children make their own decisions and actively engage.
- Delivery of direct work with children through their plans of support.
- Developing and maintaining strong partnerships with other services, the community, and agencies to deliver a holistic service to children with complex needs.
- Delivery of specialist interventions and programmes (training is provided)
- Hold a Level 3 or 4 in Residential Childcare or be working towards this
- Good knowledge around Children’s Homes regulations (2015), Children’s Homes Regulations including the quality standards
- Hold at least 1 years’ experience within a children’s residential homes
- Hold a Full UK driving licence
- Enhancements for Sunday and late night working
- Comprehensive training
- A funded QCF qualification
- Employment assistance programme, i.e. access to counselling and support
- A career pathway for progression
- Additional pay for unsociable hours and sleep-in’s