Support Worker
Carepath Recruitment Ltd
Scarisbrick, Lancashire, United Kingdom
2d ago

Supporting the Needs of Children and Young People :

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To deliver direct and individual work to children / young people.
  • 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.
  • Personal Development and Team Membership :

  • To work as part of a team and support less experienced staff in the work and operation of the home in conjunction with the organisation’s policies and procedures.
  • Undertake relevant training programmes as required by governing regulation, guidance, and the Company.
  • At all times promote and ensure anti-discriminatory practices.
  • Attend and participate in supervision and staff meetings as required by governing regulations.
  • Fulfil sleep-in duties in accordance with the agreed rota.
  • To show a willingness to undertake appropriate training as part of overall professional development.
  • To carry out any other reasonable and relevant duties as required including deputising in the absence of senior colleagues.
  • Regulatory and Administrative :

  • To carry out duties in line with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • To work in accordance with the Children’s Homes Regulations, other statutory guidance, and co-operate with any inspection process.
  • Work in line with young peoples’ care and placement plans.
  • Complete and maintain administrative records as required by the home.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues, other agencies and professionals to meet the needs of young people.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, children / young people and families.
  • Participate in and complete reports for statutory reviews and meetings concerning the young people where required.
  • Take responsibility for having sound working knowledge of key policies and procedures including Safeguarding, Fire and Health and Safety Procedures at your place of work

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