Senior Residential Support Worker.
Dove Resourcing is currently working in partnership with a Leicestershire based innovative residential childcare provider to find permanent qualified Senior Residential Care Workers. This company has developed excellent relationships with relevant local authorities and delivers tailored support which can include therapeutic intervention to young people with complex needs and behavioural difficulties. The organisation strives to have a significantly positive impact on supporting young people to change their lives and build a better future. The family sized properties offer a secure and safe place for children and young people to live and develop. There are career progression opportunities within the company. The organisation has a clear progression route for individuals joining the organisation, for seniors you will already have extensive residential child care experience and a level 3 - QCF / NVQ working with children and young people. The progression routes offered are both financial and come with further training, with access to both specific therapeutic training and further QCF / NVQ's - there is plenty of scope to progress into more managerial roles. You would be expected to; Encourage independence and success on an educational level Be a positive role model to children and young people Ensure a caring environment is maintained Have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations Ensure high standards of cleanliness and homeliness are maintained. Ability to work as a team and use your own initiative Support and encourage young people's independence by assisting with their independent living skills Escort and supervise young people during social outings and trips from the placement Offer support to other members of staff and lead shifts as and when required. Keep updated daily records and ensure sound understanding of each individuals care plan. Have an understanding of child development and the impact of ...