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Residential Support Worker

Salary:
£18,720 – 19,760 + sleep-in allowance
Location:
Oadby
Company:
Inspirations Leicester Limited

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Role Details

Contract details: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours + 2 sleep-ins

Part-time hours also available

Essential Requirements

Aged 23 or over

Full driving licence

Able to work on a shift pattern which includes sleep-ins

Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

About us

Inspirations is a residential Children’s Home catering for 3- 4 young people aged 6-18 years. Employees will be providing 24/7 care to vulnerable young people with the aim to improve their life chances and progress.

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

· Be able to provide and maintain a high quality of care and support which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and cultural needs of vulnerable children and young people within the care of Inspirations.

· Manage challenging and unacceptable behaviour and help young people gain self-control and build resilience skills.

· Attend to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning, general maintenance around the home, etc.)

· Ensure that the young people’s care plans are up to date and that all their care needs are being met.

· Provide a positive role model to be able to offer advice, guidance, and assistance where appropriate.

· Be able to maintain and record information and plan meetings or reviews as directed by the line manager.

· Empower young people and facilitate their active involvement in the decision making about their lives and future.

· Act as an advocate at meetings where the young person is the subject of discussion.

· Encourage the young person to develop links with the community, attend activities, and expand their personal social network.

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