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Residential Support Worker - Hammersmith and Fulham

Job Title: Residential Support Worker - Hammersmith and Fulham
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hammersmith
Salary: £17 per hour
Contact Name: Amber Debens
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Residential Support Worker – Hammersmith and Fulham

Job Purpose

To contribute to the provision of respite social work to children and young people with learning and or physical disabilities.  To provide a consistent caring and stable environment for young people.  To work as a member of a staff team towards agreed aims and objectives.

Principal Duties of The Post

To provide a level of care that meets the requirements of inspection standards, and appropriate legislation.

  • To ensure that high standards of care are maintained within the Home giving particular consideration to health, education, personal relationships, and cultural and religious needs.
  • To recognise young people’s behaviour within the context of their life experience and develop appropriate strategies for managing this.
  • To provide a safe environment for young people by setting clear, consistent and reasonable boundaries.
  • To contribute to creating a positive living experience for young people.
  • To undertake individual and group work as necessary.
  • To write reports necessary for review assessments and other meetings.
  • Maintain case files and official records in accordance with departmental and divisional policies.
  • To undertake keywork responsibility as determined by the Manager/Supervisor.
  • To work with families and(s) carers in consultation with other professionals and in accordance with the young person’s care plan.
  • To work in partnership with relevant agencies, in particular the Disabled Children’s Team.
  • To develop contacts within the community, and to assist young people with educational and leisure activities.
  • To participate in the department’s supervision, training and appraisal systems.
  • To attend all case conferences, reviews and staff meetings as required by the Manager, and to fully participate as a member of the staff team.
  • To undertake  sleeping-in duties as part of working on a rota.
  • To undertake other duties, consistent with the basic objectives and/or duties of the post.


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