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Date Added: Wed 25/01/2023

Children's Support Worker

King's Lynn, PE30, UK
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Company: ARC GROUP

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20321 - £20933/annum

Job Description

Children's Support Worker - Residential Homes

Job Title: Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Kings Lynn

Start Date: ASAP
Days and hours of work: Monday-Sunday 38 hours per week
Salary/ Hourly rate: £20,321 - £20,933 Plus potential £2000 earnings from sleep in allowance.

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people?

Can you be a consistent and positive role model for them?

ARC are working in close partnership with a local children's home that provides a safe and nurturing environment for children and young people with learning disabilities. We are looking for full time children's support workers to make a positive impact and be part of the brilliant staff team.

The role

To protect the service-users from threat to their health, well-being and development, both from inside and outside the home.

To maintain a home environment that is appropriate and sensitive to the needs of the service users.

Where possible, to ensure service-users are included in any decision-making related to the day-to-day running of the home/shifts.

To implement management decisions in a manner that provides an empowering, positive experience for service-users.

To develop and maintain good working relationships (where appropriate) with:

Parents and other family members
Social Workers
School Staff
Other professionals with a concern for the children's and young people's needs, such as General Practitioners or Psychologists
To ensure that specific needs are met such as:

Dietary requirements
Culturally significant activities
Religious observance

To ensure that service-users carry as much responsibility for their own lives as they can reasonably and demonstratively be expected to manage, keeping them informed of their circumstances and rights, involving them in day-to-day planning of their lives and supporting and helping them towards taking greater control and responsibility.

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