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Residential Childcare Worker

Residential Childcare Worker
Salary: £8.20 to £10.00 per hour

We are currently looking to recruit Residential Childcare Workers to work within a variety of residential settings across Teesside.

Within this role you will be supporting a range of young people whom may have learning difficulties, autism, emotional behavioural disorders and mental health issues.

The young people may also present different aspects of challenging behaviour and complex health needs.

The ideal candidate will possess:

? Previous experience of working within a residential childcare setting
? Effective communication in relation to report writing and verbal communication with staff.
? Awareness of non-verbal communication
? A professional and caring nature
? The ability to engage with young people in a positive and proactive manner
? A Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People, however this is not essential.

Requirements of the role:

? Ensure the welfare of all young people within the service
? Take a child centred approach and ensure that high quality care is provided at all times
? Contribute towards the care, learning and development of young people within the service
? Ensure that young people within service are appreciated, provided with equal opportunities and never discriminated.
? Ensure personal choice and encourage each young person to be involved in all aspects of their care.
? Liaise with parents/families of the young people within the service as well as external authorities
? Be an active and willing participant during team activities
? Follow individual care plans to ensure each young person is effectively supported with each of their daily living needs.
? A driving license and access to your own transport is desirable, however this is not essential.

Due to the nature of the role all applicants must possess at least 1 years' experience of working within a children's residential home.

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