Residential Support Worker - Middleton

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A superb opening available to join an experienced team as a Residential Support Worker, offering a comprehensive residential service to children and young people. The aim being to ensure the physical, social and emotional well-being of the children/young people, and assist in their positive holistic development and resilience.

Main Duties:

  • You will be responsible for actively safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children/young people in the home.
  • Be required to promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home and support the young people with their day to day activities.
  • You will work as part of a Team to provide, flexible, creative, outcomes focused supports and guidance to vulnerable young people to enable them to prepare for independent living.
  • To actively safeguard and promote the welfare of the children/young people.
  • To report immediately any unsafe practices and conditions.
  • To promote structure, boundaries and routines within the home. 
  • Provide a positive role model for the young people, presenting oneself in a highly professional manner.
  • Work in line with young peoples’ care and placement plans. 
  • As required work with young people on intervention strategies to promote pro-social behaviour.
  • To undertake the role of a key worker for children/young people, deliver direct and individual work to children/young people and support young people in project and group work.
  • Provide and participate in leisure activities in line with the care and placement plans of the young people.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues, other agencies and professionals to meet the needs young people.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, children/young people and families.

You must be: 

  • NVQ level 2/3 qualified within CYP
  • Car driver with own transport 

Other Information

  • Salary depending on experience and qualifications – £16000 basic plus sleeps
  • Average 37.5 hours per week with 1-2 sleeps

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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