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TRAINEE RESIDENTIAL YOUTH WORKERS

Published 2017-09-29 17:05:56

Macclesfield , England.
Start : ASAP Experience : Expected Salary : 7.50 - 11.00  per hourAdditional sleep rate £60 per night

Job description

Fulbridge Social Care are recruiting in your town and surrounding areas for both experienced and non-experienced Children’s Residential Support Workers to join our team to work in our client’s children’s residential homes and Independent Living settings. We are looking for flexible, reliable and interactive individuals who really want to try to make a difference to a young person’s life. Training for successful candidates includes Team Teach; Child Protection; Understanding Behaviour; Working with Self Harm and Understanding Autism and ADHD. Position involves providing security, guidance, interaction and support to young people with challenging behaviour and complex needs within a residential or independent living setting with the intention of creating an environment that caters for a young person’s intellectual, spiritual, social and emotional needs. You will be working with young people aged 11 to 18 who have been placed into the care system for numerous reasons with an array of disorders, behaviours and needs and therefore require individuals who have the confidence, patience and skill set to successfully work with these young people and make a positive impact on their lives. In this role you will be part of a team to support the young person’s throughout the day with basic tasks as supporting with meal preparation, cleaning, education and shopping. Your general job role would include:   Ø  Creating a safe and positive living environment Ø  Teaching basic life skills and living skills such as budgeting, shopping, cleaning Ø  Setting rules and boundaries for young people’s behaviour Ø  Interacting and taking part in social activities  Ø  Providing support and guidance Ø  Helping young people to deal with problems and become independent Ø  Liaising with social workers, nurses, police, teachers and other multi agencies.  Ø  Keeping accurate records and writes reports.  Ø  Having excellent communication, time management and organization skills  Ø  Working in a team and also alone when needed   This is also a great opportunity for those who have worked in care, security or army environments previously, or have experience in bringing up their own children as everyday tasks such as maintaining a clean and safe environment, protecting the children from any form of abuse, meal preparation, education and money budgeting will be undertaken.   Ø  All positions hold a minimum age requirement of 21 years in accordance to national minimum standards.   Ø  A driving licence is essential for this position as you may be required to drive the unit car to take the young people to appointments such as family contacts, meetings, school and social activities. Please note that you would be required to complete an enhanced DBS with Fulbridge Social Care at a cost of £57 met by the employee or provide a portable DBS. Please note that International Checks might also be required as part of compliance if you have lived or worked for an extended period abroad. All candidates must also successfully complete the induction assessment training as part of candidate compliance, prior to any placements being offered.  If you are interested in joining our team then please forward an updated CV or complete our online application via our website.
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