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Children's Residential Support Worker

Basic Job Overview

> Children's Residential Support Worker
> Colwyn Bay, Conwy
> Job Type: Full Time / Contract, Temporary
> Salary: £14.55/hour

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Belmont Recruitment are currently looking for a Children’s Residential Support Worker to join Conwy Council on an initial 3-month temporary contract. This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week on a 4-week rolling rota.

Key Duties:

* To deliver child-centred care and support ensuring that children and young people receiving care and support that responds to their individual needs. and involves them in matters and decisions that affect them

* To undertake sleep-in duties, work unsociable hours and complete live / waking night duties at various locations as required to meet the individual or group needs of children and young people.

* To contribute to the implementation of individual casework and group work with children and young people and their families that fully involves them and reflects their strengths, needs and desired outcomes as outlined in the individual care plan and placement plan.

* You must understand the plan and your role within it and work constructively with others involved in the plan such as social workers and other professionals.To observe, recognise, record, and interpret boundaries and set limits in relation to children and young people being accommodated and respond to challenging behaviour looking behind the behaviour and understanding the cause and reason of the behaviour, in accordance with the unit’s care and control policies/procedures

* To undertake the role of key worker to individual children/young people, as appropriate and consistently and proactively ensure the therapeutic care of children and young people.

Requirements:

* Experience of working effectively with young people who present challenging behaviours, to downplay risks and dangers through minimalist

* and casual language and actions

* Demonstrate an understanding of the Children Act and Care Standards

* Demonstrate an understanding of residential child care practices and the signs/symptoms of abuse

If this role would be of interest, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible or contact Chloe at Belmont Recruitment to discuss further

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.