Senior Children's Residential Worker.
Dove Resourcing is supporting a specialist therapeutic childcare provider in Leicestershire to attract Senior Residential Child care workers for their small occupancy EBD childrens homes in the region. The organisation has a cluster of services across the East Midlands and places significant emphasis on their therapy services and holistic approach to supporting young people with challenging behaviours. The organisation provides young people whom have found it difficult in mainstream education the opportunity to attend specialist education provisions in the area. There is good investment in developing their staff and progression of staff from within the organisation, many of their current registered managers have progressed through the ranks with the support of completing relevant NVQ training. As a Senior Residential Care worker you will be responsible for the following tasks; Take shift leading responsibilities helping to ensure the home complies with all aspects of the Childrens Act & surpasses National Minimum care standards Promote and deliver good childcare practice. Assist in maintaining a clean home environment. Build and maintain relationships with young residents, with their welfare central to practice. To learn and have an understanding of each individual care plan. Support junior members of the staff team and deliver guidance regarding policies/procedures. Support and partake in activities with the young people. To be considered you will be; An experienced residential childcare worker with experience of working with young people with challenging behaviours Hold a level 3 NVQ / QCF Children and young people workforce or equivalent (social work degree) A car driver with a full UK driving license An individual with a child centred ethos to their work a belief in a thorough matching process. All staff within the organisation up to Manager level work on a shift / rota basis this is on a 1 on 2 off basis, full day s...