Senior Residential Child-Care worker
To provide a residential child-care service to the young people places at cornerways, and to their families.
To provide a relaxed home with the emotional material and educational support where and when possible.
To ensure the welfare of the young people is paramount.
Minimum of two years' experience in residential childcare.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Understanding of and ability to maintain professional boundaries at all times.
Understand the application of the Children's Homes Regulations including the Quality Standards.
Understanding of Safeguarding Children and Child Protection procedures and good practise and ability to apply this in practise to ensure children are safeguarded.
Ability and competence to act as an effective shift leader, ensuring children's needs are appropriately met, the shift team provided with appropriate support and guidance and management consulted and updated as required.
Good organisational skills and abilities
Ability and willingness to engage in a range of activities with young people including going on holidays with them.
Shift pattern from 12:30 hrs on day 1 to 13:00 hrs on day 2. The rate of pay if £9.36 per hour and £27 per sleep in. This rises to £9.56 per hour after successfully passing the probation period. The average number of hours is 169 hours per month and 8 sleep ins