Residential Worker



Residential Worker

Residential Worker.


£24,500 + £1775 Outer London weighting per year

37Hours - Permanent - Full-Time (Rota basis includes earlies, evening, weekends and sleep in's)

Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.

The role

Haydock Short Breaks is a 6 bedded service providing short breaks to children and their families aged 8 to 18 years of age. The service supports children and young people who have various disabilities and complex needs. The aim is to ensure they provide a fun and welcoming environment.

As a Residential Worker you'll help the team provide a safe, stimulating, fun and caring environment, supporting the children with household tasks and all aspects of their care. You'll also attend training, team meetings and supervision during the day.

You will make a difference by:

- Having a higher level of accountability.

- Supporting the children and young people in their personal care, administration of medication and procedures in line with the services policies and procedures.

- Maintaining relationships with the families to ensure they feel confident with the care being provided.

- Shift leading / Supervising staff / Rota allocations.

- Being a Key Worker updating care plans and risk assessment.

- Liaising and building a strong rapport with families, multi agencies and attending meetings.

You will need:

- Experience of working with children/ young people or elderly with disabilities would be an advantage.

- Level 3 QCF Working with Children and Young People or equivalent is desirable, or the willingness to work towards this.

- Working on own initiative, but also ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- A positive and confident approach to engaging with children and young people.

- A flexible approach to working hours (service open seven days a week).

- A good standard of written English for accurate for record-keeping purposes.

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