Team Leader Residential Care Officer

Recruiter
Kpi Recruiting Limited
Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£9 - 12 per hour
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1234994381
DUE to continued expansion our client is recruiting for a Team Leader Residential Care Officer to work within one of our established residential units in the Preston area supporting young people from ages 10-17 years. Essential Skills Experience of supporting young people within a caring role environment who display SEBD Experience of paid care work in residential or day care environment Experience of working with young people aged 10 to 18 years of age Residential Childcare Level 3 Diploma or NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care (Young People) or to achieve Diploma within 18 months of commencing employment. Age 22 or over. Have a kind and caring nature Good verbal communication skills Skills in recording and presenting information Simple numeracy skills / IT skills Understanding of all issues around caring for young people in a care environment Understanding client confidentially and data protection protocol Flexibility (working weekends and public holidays on a rota basis) Ability to work on own initiative Ability to lone work whilst on shift Full clean driving licence (to use the Company Vehicles and own car) – essential that you can drive. Access to own vehicle with business insurance Skills in everyday household tasks Ability to encourage young people to learn and do things for themselves Ability to work with young people around personal hygiene and care Ability to help young people to learn basic living skills such as cooking, cleaning, budgeting, and finances To promote education and highlight educational needs and gaps Understanding of Equal Opportunities Understanding of Health and Safety Issues in the home and young people Understanding of the Children’s Homes Regulations and Standards A good understanding of Safeguarding / Child Sexual Exploitation and Current Legislation surrounding this. Desirable Skills To be registered on the DBS Update Service. Duties and Responsibilities Commitment to the well-being of the young people Good inter-personal skills Honest and reliable Commitment to maintaining high standards of care and support Commitment to working towards an Residential Childcare Level 3 Diploma if not already qualified To maintain continued professional development to meet the needs of the position and business. Positive employment health record To be able to work as part of a Team Job Type Full Time Salary Negotiable dependant on experience This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87600186

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