Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: £08.45 - £9.55 per hour
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Aneesa Chaudry

Residential Children's Support Worker

Job Description

Residential Children's Support Worker

Salary: £8.45 - £9.55 per hour
Job type: Temporary

Hours: Full time days 37.5 hours per week
Start date: Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS

Barker Ross Health and Social Care are currently recruiting for a Children's Support Worker on behalf of a client based in Chesterfield. This will involve supporting children with challenging behaviour, emotional behaviour disorder and learning disabilities

Job details:

  1. Assist in maintaining financial records in line with organisational policies and procedures.
  2. Carry out administrative tasks as required.
  3. Share in the completion of domestic tasks to assist in the overall running of the service. Share responsibility for shopping and preparing meals, and ensuring environmental hygiene is met through the completion of required cleaning tasks. These should not be done in isolation but should involve young people in line with their care plan.
  4. Make visitors feel welcome. Provide refreshments/assistance as and when required.
  5. Promote and ensure the good reputation of the service.
  6. Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
  7. Notify the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence.
  8. Ensure the security of the service is maintained at all times.
  9. Adhere to all organisational policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
  10. Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
  11. Once trained, administer medication in accordance with company policies and procedures, and ensure that medical emergencies are dealt with appropriately. Adhere to the medication policy at all times.
  12. Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a young person, colleague, self or another.
  13. Understand, and ensure the implementation of, the service's Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.
  14. Report to the Home Manager, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
  15. Promote safe working practice within the care centre.

Must have 6 months experience within health and social care

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People

If this is a role you are interested in please contact Aneesa at Barker Ross Health and Social Care on 0115 9418131 or apply online to this advert.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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