Social Care

Children's Residential Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

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Full Time Children's Residential Support Worker – Powys

Your new company
Based in the Blaenau Gwent region of South Wales, your new company focuses on the care and wellbeing of children between 10 – 18 within a residential setting. These children have come from backgrounds with adverse childhood experiences, including neglect.

Your new role
To provide outstanding care to children while applying their individual care plans
Engage in fulfilling activities
Liaising with families and support workers to ensure the best possible independent care plans are provided and carried out
Proactive approach to education and activity to improve key skills and self confidence.
Ensure clear communication with individuals via a range of methods and inspire them to carry out any tasks.
Engage in individual's transitioning periods by nurturing them to become a functioning member of wider society
To make and maintain accurate records of activities and tasks carried out, including any incidents that may occur
Carry out general housekeeping duties, which includes elements of personal care
Apply safeguarding and protection to vulnerable individuals and ensure the safety and wellbeing of everyone you support
Comply with GDPR and Health and Safety regulations

What you'll need to succeed
Driving Licence – essential
Experience within the care sector is desirable but not essential
QCF/ NVQ L3 in Children and Young People or Health & Social Care is a bonus (or equivalent)
Resilience, self-motivation and the enthusiasm to engage with active young people
Excellent communication skills
Teamwork skills
Ability to navigate a challenging situation
DBS on the Update service is a bonus for swifter onboarding

What you'll get in return
Rewarding job role
Scope for career progression
Free DBS check
Dedicated recruitment agent to guide you through the process
Competitive salary

What you need to do now
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