Residential Social Care Worker

Posted a week ago by Mercia Recruitment (Social Care) Ltd

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£8.75 - £11.50/hour Paid weekly
A week ago
Mercia Recruitment (Social Care) Ltd

We offer :

  • Permanent positions
  • Professional rates of pay   
  • Weekly pay  
  • Consistent hours / On-going Rotas
  • 24/7 Professional Support 
  • Reward schemes    
  • Free in-house training 

The Job / Responsiblities

  • Caring for 8 - 18 year old individuals within a positive, nurturing, stimulating environment. The role requires the support worker to provide emotional, psycological and physical support whilst maintaining professional boundaries; building relationships that promote positive intgration of race, spirituality, gender, physical ability and sexual orientation.
  • The support worker must meet the needs of each individual child / young person and help them to prepare for their future by building the youths confidence; managing their personal behaviour; developing independence; life and social skills.
  • Keyworking and assessing the needs of young people; providing individual care plans / residential development plans; risk assessments and behaviour management plans. Providing LAC / PEP reports and correspondence.
  • Carying out all duties associated with running a children's home : including : documenting the processes and procedures in log book entries ; running records, significant and notifiable events; physical interventions and accident forms.
  • Communicating and liasing in the home environment; with families; members of the organisation; schools; local communities; agencies; official bodies. All of these actions perpetrated with the child/young persons interests as a paramount importance.
  • Safeguarding and risk assessing in accordance with the policies and prodeecdures in place. 

Required expectations : 

  • Experience of supporting 8 -18 yr olds in a residential setting
  • Minimum of 6 months experience 
  • A committed team player
  • Flexibility
  • Caring positive attitude  
  • Sympathetic and understanding  
  • An understanding of Health & Safety
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