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Southport Residential Childcare Workers

Enquiry Reference: 1240221

Hours: 40

Experience and Skills: It is essential that you will have: Good writing skills, Good communication skills, knowledge of appropriate legislation, and experience of working within a residential child care field or other relevant areas. Ability to deal with difficult young people and a commitment to equal opportunities. It is desirable that you have an appropriate social work qualification, knowledge and training in approved control and restraint techniques, knowledge of current Health and safety legislation, first aid and food hygiene.

How to Apply: Applicants with the relevant qualifications and experience should telephone Jennifer Scaife on 01704 -535306 to discuss this vacancy further

Contract Type: Permanent

Driving Licence Type Required: Cars

Job Type: Job

Job Purpose: To ensure the needs of all young people in the home are met by providing a consistent and efficient service congruent with the organisation’s aims, objectives and philosophy. To work within accommodation for looked after young people across five Ofsted registered children’s home.

Main Responsibilities: To ensure the young people with whom you work are supervised as specified in their Care Plan. To assist the young person with budgeting, cooking, personal hygiene and to maintain high standards in their accommodation. To ensure the home is kept clean, tidy and in good condition. To ensure the health needs of the young people are met. To ensure all relevant information is obtained, collated and file. Records must be kept up to date and accessible. Prepare reports as required. Ensure the health needs of the young people are met.

Working Pattern: 40 hours per week, days and nights, including sleep overs

Hours of Work: Full Time

Minimum Salary: £20970.00

Maximum Salary: £20970.00

Comments: Enhanced DBS check (Formally CRB) will be required. You will be expected to fund , which will be refunded after 6 months in post. MUST HAVE Driving licence

Minimum Qualification Comments: Essential: Driving licence & Good level of numeracy and literacy; Desirable: NVQ3 or equivalent in Children & Young People

Closing Date: 06 Nov 2019

Interview Date: 07 Nov 2019

Supported by Youth Employment Initiative &