New Directions Social Care

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Job Description

New Directions are looking to recruit a Children’s residential support worker on behalf of our well established client.

Our client is based in Almondsbury, South Gloucester. The role will include working with Children and Young People and their families providing a warm accepting environment where the physical, emotional, health, social, educational, communication, cultural and spiritual needs of can be met.

The role is to provide residential respite care for Children and Young People with learning and/or physical disabilities, providing 1:1 support if required.

The direct work with Children and Young People will also include providing practical and emotional support to empower them to develop skills and appropriate independence.

Key Responsibilities:

To work in line with KIDS values/principles
To provide a range of support services for  Children and Young People with disabilities and their families, including one-to-one and signposting to other services as and when appropriate
To assist Children and Young People with personal and intimate care, when required, e.g. bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, manual handling, in an appropriate and sensitive manner
To carry out domestic duties, as required, including cooking, laundry, cleaning
To consult and involve the Child or Young Person in all decisions affecting the them in whatever ways are possible and appropriate
To develop a positive relationship with each Child or Young Person, their parent(s)/ carer and any other significant others
To demonstrate effective communication skills, verbal and non-verbal, written, listening and advocacy
Update and complete portfolios and risk assessments, liaise with social workers as to progress, accompany senior members of staff to planning meetings and reviews
To work in partnership with Children and Young People, promoting their voice and supporting their active participation in the design of the services
Maintain and update records

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 0117 314 3512, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 20th June 2018


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