My Shortlist

Your shortlisted jobs will appear here. To view your shortlist: Login Or Register

Date Added: Wed 15/05/2024

RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE WORKER

Hawick, TD9, UK
Apply Now

Company: RANDSTAD CARE

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £31500 - £34000/annum

RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE WORKER (RCP)
Hawick
Full Time, Permanent (40 hours)
£31,500 - £34,000

About the role:
You will be part of an amazing team who will drive and work with Care Practitioners to encourage positive practice and also you will have the opportunity to shape the practice of the Service.

This client provides a positive and inclusive environment for young people and believe it's the little things that make an difference. Their primary aim is to create an environment of constant warmth, predictability, and responsiveness to need, with the opportunity for young people to experience new models of adult/child and peer group relationships. They believe that, in these new relationships, young people can experience conflict with positive rather than negative resolutions.

Shift Pattern and Rota:
We have an amazing client who is currently looking for permanent, full-time (40 hours) RCP.
Within this role you will be working 14-hour shifts always followed by a sleepover on a pattern of 2 days on & 3 days off.

Benefits:

29 days annual leave
Free training
Room for development
Overtime rates at time and a half
Half of your sleep rate is paid - even when on annual leave!
EAP & wellbeing supportKey Responsibilities:

To contribute to the assessment process for young people and be involved with on-going support programmes in conjunction with other key employees
Ensure positive support to children and young people when they are concerned or distressed
Attend planning and review meetings where appropriate
Make sure relevant reports are kept in addition to appropriate record keeping information collection and exchange
Implement de-escalation and physical intervention strategies as necessary and appropriate in line with mandatory training
Promote young people's participation, to ensuring young people are actively involved in the environment and day to day activities of the home
To comply with the code of conduct as require by the SSSC
To be fully aware of safeguarding and child protection issues
To understand the reporting process of child protection within the home
Understand the principals of safeguarding young people, staff, and self
Have a full understanding of the emergency call out procedures of the house
Promote structure, boundaries, and domestic routines within the house
Participate in, and complete records for statutory reviews and meetings concerning the young people were required
Undertake relevant training programmes as required by the Company, SSSC & National CareThe Ideal Applicant:

SVQ 3 & HNC in Social Care or willing to work towards
Appropriate Registration with the SSSC must be completed within 4-6 months of start commencing in the post, if you are not already registered and must be renewed annually
PVG must be supplied
Experience of working within services of young people, at least 1 year
Wide knowledge of the behaviours displayed by children and young people and an understanding of a myriad of intervention strategies
Awareness of legislation in relation to childcare including Health and Social Care standards 2018
Understanding the principles of safeguarding and child protection
Promote the health, safety and well-being of children, young people, and staff
Ability to work shifts including evening and weekends
Full UK driving licenceThis role is a full time role, permanent contract of Employment, any candidate who applies, must be able to work the hours, and shift pattern listed above.

If this role sounds of interest, please do not delay in applying!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing
Apply Now