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Waking Night Residential Support Worker

Job Description

B.S Social Care are currently recruiting for experienced Children & Young People Residential Support Workers to work within a team and working waking night shifts, in order to provide a safe and
secure home for young people aged between 10 and 18.

Promoting a caring environment which provides children and young people with a high standard of specialised personal care, needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity and rights to privacy,
independence and choice are met.


This is a therapeutic home, so working in a child centred, therapeutic manner.
Therefore a natural ability to have empathy and able to work with emotions is required.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensuring a firm, caring, consistent, well ordered environment is maintained at all times.
- To actively promote and participate in care planning, developing risk assessments, behaviour
management and to attend regular team meetings.
- Promoting the social and emotional well-being & development of children and young people and
to consistently strive to further develop these skills.
- Liaising with other staff, professionals, parents and carers as necessary and maintaining high levels
of professionalism at all times.
- Undertaking any administrative tasks linked to the care of children and young people e.g. keeping
appropriate records, making reports as required by the Home and any regulatory bodies.
- To maintain a log of all accidents, incidents or physical intervention and to challenge suspected
inappropriate practice according to policies and procedures- using clear care computer system
- Keeping up to date with the home's policies and to follow them at all times.
- To assist in developing strategies in behaviour management and to take a role in managing the
young person's challenging behaviour, implementing the strategies agreed.
- Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons that the jobholder is
responsible for, or comes into contact with and to regularly stay updated in relation to any changes
within safeguarding legislation and policy.
- To report immediately to management any noticeable changes in health, behaviour or
circumstances of our children and young people - maintaining their right to privacy and
confidentiality.
- To be a key member of the care team and has the ability to work within a team.
- To be innovative, creative and flexible, and has an open mind and a willingness to learn.
- Able to demonstrate empathy, sensitivity, self-awareness and acceptance of others.

If want to make a difference in the lives of children & young people then you are the person we are looking for.

Please send your cv or call 0208 918 1420

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