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Residential Childcare Worker (5970)

Listed by Tees-Valley Care Limited

Applying

To apply please email: careers@tees-valleycare.co.uk

Salary

Sleep In Duty - £43.34 per night £9 per hour

Hours

Shifts 10am - 10:30am next day (Sleep In Duty - £43.34 per night) 10am - 10pm 2pm - 10pm 10pm - 10:20am

Details

Job Description

  • To provide the care for young people through:
  • Attending to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning etc)
  • Establishing positive relationships with young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard
  • Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural, cultural and educational needs of young people
  • Acting as a role model and demonstrating appropriate pro-social ways of dealing with problems
  • Helping young people gain self control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
  • Ensuring that each young person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs
  • General:
  • Attending young people’s meetings and contributing to them
  • Driving company vehicles (current driving licence holders subject to procedures)
  • Receiving training appropriate to role and maintaining an up to date training profile
  • Responsibility for the accurate maintenance of financial records appropriate to the duties of the post
  • Responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of self and colleagues in accordance with the requirements of the organisational Health and Safety Policies
  • To carry out all other reasonable tasks as directed by the line manager

Personal Spec

  • Secondary Education
  • Level 3 Childcare qualification - NVQ or equivalent
  • Candidates must be suitable to work with children & young people within a care setting (pre-employment checks)
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with young people forming and maintaining appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with young people
  • Awareness of young people’s needs
  • Awareness of safeguarding issues and ability to safeguard the welfare of young people
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to take direction and work as part of a team
  • Ability to work in partnership and liaise with other professionals
  • Basic household skills
  • Ability to recognise and acknowledge training needs and respond appropriately
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Understanding Equal Opportunities and Anti - Discriminatory Practice issues