Senior Residential Childcare Worker in Kettering
You are a Senior Support Worker. You have experience working with children and young people?... You are a Driver?
You are committed to providing exceptional quality of care to children and young people from 5 to 18-year old and focus on the needs of the child.
This job is then for you!!!
Join our residential care home.
Our years of experience have shown us that high quality therapeutic childcare helps children and young people learn to deal with their past experiences and prepare for the future.
Join us and let's work together to support and care for vulnerable children and young people who have experienced trauma through significant abuse deserve the very best help to put their lives back on track.
This can be a challenging:
Challenging behaviours are often the result of significant abuse and negative earlier experiences. But no matter how difficult the behaviour, we don't give up.
All our children and young people are respected with a positive regard-we support and help them build safe and appropriate attachments and relationships with others.
The children and young people that we care for demonstrate a wide range of challenging behaviours and can be very demanding of time, attention and emotions.
You will advocate pro-actively for each young person's needs, rights and views and ensure that these are met. They also make certain that each young person's individuality, difference and diversity are always appreciated and that our young people are provided with equal opportunities and are not discriminated against.
You will encourage each young person to be involved in all aspects of their care. This will involve skill development, problem solving and assessment of risk, while being mindful of their individual capabilities.
You will support the Service Manager in providing the best quality childcare in a safe and care focussed environment for the young people.
When on shift you will have initial responsibilities for monitoring and supervision of staff and take responsibility for the day to day management, and guidance of colleagues whilst ensuring the welfare and care of the young people.
Safeguarding is Everyone's Responsibility
It is therefore important that everyone knows and understands their role and responsibility with regard to safeguarding.
Essential for this role:
Must be a driver (Mandatory)
Ability to engage with young people in a positive and proactive approach
Sense of humour / Self-motivated and a positive nature / Self organisation
Calmness / Honesty and reliability / Ability to listen and empathise
Ability to assess risks / Sleeping in duties
Be committed to completing QCF level 3 award in Health & Social Care (Children) within 12 months of registration. This is a statutory requirement for all employees wishing to work in childcare
Willing to work additional hours to cover sickness and holidays and to work in other homes within your area. Willing to work Bank Holidays &
Have good medical health
Openness and commitment to personal development identified training and professional development.
Salary: £9.20 per hour + £62 per sleep in
To apply for this role please call Sabrina Moussaoui on 07483457916 or email your CV