** Residential Care Practitioner **
**Westoning, Bedfordshire **
** Temp to perm **
** £9.10 to £9.50 **
** 173 hours per month **
** Working with children and young people within a childrens residential home **
BS Social Care are currently recruiting for a temp to perm candidates to work within a childrens residential home working with ages 8 - 18 years old. You will provide supportive, nurturing delivery of residential childcare in accordance with policies and procedures.
About the company; this is a large children's service. They provide all types of care to children aged 8 - 18 years old with emotional and behavioural difficulties They support up to 3 children in an ideal location that provides access to the community and various activities for the young people to participate in.
They operate a tight ship and their priority is making sure the young people are supported at all times. Primarily you will be supporting the permanent members of staff there. This will include general housekeeping like cooking and cleaning but will also involve being attentive to the young people, encouraging them to get involved in the household activities. You will also encourage them to engage in activities, taking them out but sometimes your role may include just being with them while they watch TV. The young people at this home have a variety of needs ranging from challenging behaviour, to learning disabilities and all are high risk.
Shifts at this service range from 08:00 - 23:00 days and 23:00-08:30 sleep ins.
We are looking for someone who is caring and empathetic in nature. Someone who understands how to deal with challenging behaviour, Learning Disabilities and working with young people that are high risk.
You will need to have a minimum of one year's professional experience in care and professional experience working with children and young people is very beneficial. You will also need to have an up to date DBS on the online update service.
If you don`t have a DBS on the online update, then I can help with this.
£9.10ph - £9.50ph hours plus benefits.
If this sounds like something you`d love to do, please give me a call on 01604 448408 or you can email your CV to me: .