Children/Young Person’s Support Worker – Complex Needs – Maternity Cover – PART TIME
Your new company
This children’s residential in Langland, Swansea, provides respite care for children with complex needs and learning disabilities. It focuses on encouraging play and improving mental wellbeing. It is a small home with dedicates staff and looking for another team member to pick up 27 hours a week regularly, including sleep ins. You will be part of an enthusiastic, friendly and confident team with the children and young people’s best interests at heart. If this sounds like somewhere you would like to work – or if you simply want to know more, please apply.
Please note, this is a temporary role for 12 months while covering Maternity
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 set out on a rota up to 4-6 weeks in advance.
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 a bonus (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
Scope for career progression
Free DBS check
Dedicated recruitment agent to guide you through the process
Competitive hourly rate
What you need to do now
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