Residential Children's Support Worker

  • £23.5k per year
  • Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • full-time

Residential Children’s Support Worker

KPI Care are working closely with a Children’s home provider in Crewe, Cheshire. We are looking for an experienced Residential Children’s Support Worker to assist the Manager in the delivery of a quality service and to meet the assured needs of children and young people on a permanent basis in homes in Crewe.

Job role:

The duties for the Residential Children’s Support Worker include:

  • To work with children and young people according to the individuals needs, providing focussed work as planned and directed.
  • To assist in the co-ordination of activities within the Unit and ensure that they are well managed and produce safe and consistent care.
  • To be involved in and organise activities which are in the best interests and meet the needs of those looked after.
  • To assist the Unit Manager in encouraging children to follow their own religion and cultural beliefs.
  • To assist the Unit Manager in organising and delegating responsibilities to all staff, and planning a duty rota, including sleeping-in duties for staff.
  • To promote professionalism at all times.
  • To encourage the culture of flexibility and team working amongst the workforce and be prepared to work in other homes if required.
  • To be an effective role model for other members of staff.
  • Participate in training courses as arranged and undertake professional training if the opportunity is offered though secondment.
  • To work flexible hours including: weekends, bank holidays; be available to sleep in if required, according to the needs of the service.
  • Observe confidentiality at all times in relation to the Home and its residents, recognising the vulnerability of the residents.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified to NVQ Level 3 (or working towards) – Essential
  • Knowledge of child care legislation & regulations
  • Human growth and development Assessment & care planning process Health & Safety,
  • Environmental Health & Fire Regulations Basis understanding of Children’s Rights

Base salary:

£23,500 pa inclusive of sleep in

Hours of work:

The hours of work for the Residential Children’s Support Worker are:

Day 1

08:00am – 23:00 plus Sleep in

Day 2

08:00am – 23:00  plus Sleep in

If you feel you have what it takes to become a Residential Children’s Support Worker

then send your CV to the team today and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail

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Job ID: 4665154 / Job Reference: RCSWCW2PM

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