Senior Residential Child-Care Worker

, Surrey
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Job Summary

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  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2014-10-17
  • Location: , Surrey
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2014-11-28
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Our client is currently seeking a Senior  Residential Child-Care Worker to join there Children’s unit in Redhill. The main purpose of the role is to provide a residential child-care service to the young women, and to their families within the statutory requirements of the Sponsoring Authority.

Main Responsibility

To understand the mission, aims, values ,ethos and work to the basic principles as set out in the statements of purpose. 

To be part of a professional team providing the care and control of a residential group of up to eighteen young women 

To liaise and communicate with your senior colleagues or be responsible for the overall day to day running of the shift, when designated the responsibility of leading shift

To be prepared to work duties, sometimes at short notice, that ensure adequate cover of all establishments, and which will require sleeping-in duties, public holiday and weekend working

To assume the role of link worker to some of those young women placed 

To work in partnership with other colleagues on the staff team

To be responsible for keeping all necessary written reports both general and in relation to the young women.

Skills and Requirements

Personal attributes and willingness to work with young women in residential childcare.

Ability work as part of a team.

Basic understanding of the legal framework applying to residential childcare.

Ability to maintain professional boundaries at all times.

Ability to build constructive, caring, nurturing relationships with young women with complex needs.

Good standard of basic education and the ability to learn and translate theory into practice.

Desire to achieve the very best for the young women in your care.

Desire to enhance and develop personal skills to achieve high standard of care

We are looking for someone that is well organised, has good time management skills and can start immediately.

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