Full Time – 40.00 hours per week
All those employed within the CrossReach Children & Family Services will, with a commitment to our Christian values, work as part of a holistic team to deliver a service that ensures that the needs of the children, young people and their families that we support, are fully met. You will be expected to work to the highest professional standards of those working within the Children’s workforce and adhere to professional codes of practice of SSSC, GTCS and other relevant professional bodies; ensuring that the aims and objectives of CrossReach and those specific to Children & Family Services and the section within which you are based are met.
All adults within our services, regardless of specific job remit & role, have a responsibility to promote a Therapeutic Environment and contribute to the Relational Health of children and young people in our services and have an understanding of how their role contributes. The following values and attributes are applicable to all those employed within Children & Family services and not solely to those whose primary role is to support the direct care and education of children and young people.
In undertaking your role you will be expected to demonstrate, from an asset/strengths based approach the following core principles.
The above core attributes takes cognisance of:
To meet the care needs of children and young people, as their Children & Young Person Care Mentor: GIRFEC Support Practitioner you will:
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
As part of the staff team to play an active part in the formulation of a yearly plan. Thereafter to be committed to working towards meeting the objectives identified.
Through the direction of the Team Leader to be committed to ensuring that Quality Assurance systems are adhered to. To maintain an awareness of commitment to the Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice.
To register with the Scottish Social Services Council and be committed to ongoing professional development in line with the requirements of the SSSC Codes of Practice.
To participate in staff development programme and attend meetings, training courses and seminars as required.
To maintain professional standards & responsibility for ensuring that you meet minimum standards required for SSSC registration.
FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT
To ensure that client records are maintained in line with the CrossReach policies.
To contribute to the maintenance of systems to gather, record and store information/data.
To be responsible for accurate reporting and recording of information contained within:
To ensure that all communication is accurate and timely with:
Manage any financial requirements of the young people cared for within the agreed systems.
To ensure that all information relating to service users is kept strictly confidential in line with CrossReach Policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.
To support management team in the promotion of services and to maintain close working relationships, as required, with all relevant professionals involved in the care of children, young people and their families, maintaining effective communication and co-operation with relatives and friend of children & young peoples.
Have respect for all aspects of Christian worship.
Facilitate Service Users to attend Christian worship (or worship of choice as required by the role).
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