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Assistant Residential Worker - Cambridge

Job Title: Assistant Residential Worker - Cambridge
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Cambridge
Industry:
Salary: £9.50 - 9.50 per hour
REF: LTSTYTS15042020
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email: enquiries@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Assistant Residential Worker

DEPARTMENT: Children’s Services

JOB FAMILY: Social Care

SALARY: Negotiable

HOURS:  Shift Pattern

HOW THIS JOB ALWAYS SHOWS HOW ACTION FOR CHILDREN WORKS:

By providing a 24\7 hour service provision to work directly with children, young people and their families in liaison with other agencies and professionals to achieve positive and agreed outcomes as directed by their care plan and line manager.

BY DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR CHILDREN, DOING WHAT’S NEEDED, AND DOING WHAT WORKS:

By working as a team and individually to provide a flexible responsive, high quality and person centred care to children young people and their families based on an assessment of need and to access to a range of stimulating and safe activities and experiences within and external to the home. 

By building and maintaining professional working relationships with children young people and their families by providing emotional, social and practical support to young people who can display challenging emotional and social difficulties

By establishing relationships and links within the community to assist the child, young person and their family.

By supporting children and young people in their personal care, administration of medication and clinical procedures in line with organisational policies and procedures

By ensuring that the views and needs of children/young people are heard and responded to by promoting communication and participation

By maintaining registration requirements in line with the required bodies and Action for Children is notified of any circumstances which could affect your registration status

By undertaking routine household tasks e.g. cooking washing shopping and/or supporting young people to undertake these tasks to enable the smooth running of the home and to promote independence. 

By contributing to the development and evaluation of care plans and input to service planning meetings where required and attend meetings as directed, reporting issues raised to line management. 

By referring issues as appropriate that requires specialist or management support.

By recording observations and maintain up to date files (paper and electronic), utilising agreed systems and procedures; undertake administrative processes as necessary to maintain systems, procedures and office practices

WHAT YOU NEED TO DEMONSTRATE TO DO WHAT’S RIGHT FOR CHILDREN, DO WHAT’S NEEDED, AND DO WHAT WORKS 

Skills

Work shifts on a 24/7 basis as required by the establishment

Maintaining registration in line with the required bodies and ensure Action for Children are notified of any circumstances which could affect your registration status

Experience

WHAT WE REQUIRE FROM ALL OUR STAFF TO DO WHAT’S RIGHT FOR CHILDREN,
DO WHAT’S NEEDED, AND DO WHAT WORKS:

By demonstrating a willingness and ability to operate within a constantly changing environment and as such work priorities and targets may change.

By recognising that management reserves the right to make reasonable changes to the job purpose and accountabilities.

By undertaking such other duties that occasionally arise, which enables the postholder to always do what’s right, what’s needed, and do what works for children.

By promoting Equality and Diversity strategy locally including linking with local equality and diversity frameworks to ensure promotion of best practice and to inform and develop appropriate action plans

By working cross functionally with other departments and countries to ensure that Action for Children’s Values are delivered.

By ensuring familiarisation and compliance with Health, Environmental & Safety procedures and policy. In the event of any serious risk, take immediate action to reduce this risk and inform senior management.

By achieving the highest standards of safeguarding, whether through direct care provision or support activities to the children and young people who come into contact with our services, or by appropriately reporting concerns about any child or young person.

By demonstrating a commit to Action for Children’s defining statement, ‘keeping the child at the centre’, and to promote and incorporate Action for Children’s Participation Strategy as appropriate to your role

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

For more information, please apply with your up to date CV or email Nana Kyeremeh on Nanayawk@4recruitmentservices.com or contact me on 02085149137