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Residential support worker, children, RSW

Your new company
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Children's Support Worker to provide care and support to female residents within a Children's Residential Home

Your new role
To provide a residential child-care service to the young women placed at the home, and to their families within the statutory requirements of the Sponsoring Authority.
In as far as it is possible, to provide a home with the emotional, material and educational support required to ensure that the full potential of the young women placed at the home is attained, given their previous experiences.
To provide a therapeutic environment, where the young women placed at the home can feel safe and cared for, whilst coming to terms with their previous and often damaging life experiences.
To ensure that the welfare of the young women is the paramount consideration in the provision of the service, and to be prepared to be the advocate, comforter, or witness if so required by any of those young women.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in residential childcare.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries at all times.
  • Understand the application of the Care Standards Act and National Minimum Standards.
  • Understanding Child Protection.
  • Ability to organise routines and activities for a group of young women.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to manage petty cash systems accurately.
  • Ability to linkwork young women with complex needs.
  • Undertake supervised contact with young women when required.
  • Ability to support young women in Court.

What you need to do now
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Job Details

  • Surrey
  • £18,000 - £18,300 pa
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Daniel Essery

Telephone Number 020 7259 8715
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