Qualified Children’s Residential Support Worker (QCF/NVQ L3) – Bridgend – Full Time – Excellent shift pattern
Your new company
Based in the Ogmore Valley, your new company focuses on truly nurturing their children and young people into independence, through therapeutic approaches and building rapport. It is a close knit organisation whereby the staff really take time to get to know each child individually and their needs, as well as eachother in order to work in the best team possible. It is a home, not a workplace so you would be expected to work in a manner that upholds the warm and friendly atmosphere. This particular setting is home to 3 females with emotional behaviour disorder, vulnerable to self-harm and other mental health tendencies. Each has an individual care plan which is followed strictly but they are also encouraged to engage in community activities.
Your new role
To provide outstanding care to children while applying their individual care plans
Engage in fulfilling activities
Liaising with families and support workers to ensure the best possible independent care plans are provided and carried out
Proactive approach to education and activity to improve key skills and self confidence.
Ensure clear communication with individuals via a range of methods and inspire them to carry out any tasks.
Engage in individual’s transitioning periods by nurturing them to become a functioning member of wider society
To make and maintain accurate records of activities and tasks carried out, including any incidents that may occur
Carry out general housekeeping duties, which includes elements of personal care
Apply safeguarding and protection to vulnerable individuals and ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone you support
Comply with GDPR and Health and Safety regulations
Shifts are 10am/10pm or 10pm/10am night shifts on a unique rota set out over 12months in advance. Up to 10 days off in one stint some months, per the unique pattern.
What you’ll need to succeed
Driving Licence – essential
Experience within the care sector is desirable but not essential
QCF/ NVQ L3 in Children and Young People or Health & Social Care is Essential (or equivalent)
Resilience, self-motivation and the enthusiasm to engage with active young people
Excellent communication skills
Ability to navigate a challenging situation
DBS on the Update service is a bonus for swifter onboarding
What you’ll get in return
Rewarding job role
Sleep in allowance
Scope for career progression
Free DBS check
Dedicated recruitment agent to guide you through the process
Competitive salary based on experience
What you need to do now
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