Support Worker (children and young people).
On behalf of my client we are recruiting for a Support Worker (children and young people) for the Suffolk area.
Please read the information in this job post thoroughly to understand exactly what is expected of potential candidates.
This is a 5 bedded home for males and females aged 8-18 with EBD primary diagnoses, with other complex needs associated.
The home seeks to provide a safe and understanding ethos in which the young person can be assisted to address their behaviours and to take responsibility for their own actions.
The emphasis of the work is by way of intervention and to challenge the inappropriate behaviour through a holistic therapeutic approach.
Due to the current needs of our home it is essential that you hold a level 3 in residential childcare.
You will be the young person's champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential.
Manage the well-being and behaviour of young people ensuring behaviours are addressed promptly and sensitive.
Support young people in daily activities include family contacts, shopping, outdoor and indoor activities, and community youth groups, promoting independence and social behaviour.
Support and encourage educational engagement.
Safeguard both young people and the general public.Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans.
You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies.
My client is also giving you an extra £250 to you when you first start with them, and then when you are settled in in 6 months' time we they give you an extra £250 for your hard work.
Due to the location of the Home, you would need to be a driver and have your own car The salary is up to £20,500 (including sleeps) based on a 40hr week.
For further information contact Kim on (phone numb...