Our Client, a well-known Children’s Residential Care Provider is looking for a Children’s/Young people support worker in Mid Cornwall to cover shifts
• Promote the development of young people
• Protect young people from threats to their health, welfare, and normal development, both from inside and outside the home. Understand and implement all safeguarding related policies.
• Ensure that key stages in the stay of young people such as admission and discharge are properly managed and reflect decisions recorded in care plans
• Ensure that young people facing particular crises and stresses are offered appropriate additional support
• Ensure that young people are responsible for their own lives, involving them in planning their lives, supporting them, and helping them towards taking greater control and responsibility
• As a support worker, participate in the development, implementation, and monitoring of individual support plans and engaging young people in learning.
• Contribute to and complete risk assessment regarding clients when necessary.
• Demonstrate a passion and commitment to excellent support and quality
• Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures whilst ensuring standards are met at all times
• Actively promote a culture of high performance
• Ensure that assessments, personal plans, and related documents are robust, effective and regularly reviewed and that personal plans are understood and followed in respect of each individual
• Report and record (as required) any accident or incident which may occur, no matter how minor, to the appropriate person
• Comply with Safeguarding Children and Adults procedures at all times and promote an honest and open culture
• Communicate appropriately with young people, taking into account their individual communication needs
• Accurately maintain all records (including personal plans, personal adviser sessions, medication, and financial transaction documentation) as required by the service
• Work within a flexible rota system adapted to meet the needs of the young people
• Able to communicate effectively both written and verbally
• Able to remain calm under pressure
• Of a caring nature with intuitive sensitivity to the needs of others
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic
• An active team player but also able to work on own initiative
• Organised and focussed
• Reliable, flexible, and adaptive
• Experienced in working with children/young people within an OFSTED Registered Residential Service
• NVQ Qualified (Minimum Level 2) in a social care related subject
Successful candidates will have a minimum of 1 year paid experience of working in a similar setting and be available for the day, weekend, and night shifts.
Contract: Temporary – ongoing
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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel/faqs for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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