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Residential Support Worker

Job description
  • Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Permanent,
  • Support workers,
  • AC RSW WES
  • 03/07/2024
Job description

gap healthcare is currently recruiting for a new and exciting opportunity on behalf of our clients based in Westcliff-on-Sea for an experienced Residential Support Worker for a children’s registered service providing a safe, secure, and nurturing environment designed to harness, develop and sustain the hopes, talents and aspirations of children.

Main Purpose of Job

Join our team to provide high-quality residential care for children and young people. Ensure their physical, social, and emotional well-being, and support their holistic development and resilience.

Main Responsibilities

Supporting Children and Young People:

  • Safeguard and promote their welfare.
  • Report unsafe practices and conditions.
  • Deliver individual and group work, and support leisure activities.
  • Be a positive role model.

Personal Development and Team Membership:

  • Support team members and less experienced staff.
  • Promote anti-discriminatory practices.
  • Attend supervision and staff meetings.
  • Develop professional relationships with colleagues and other agencies.

Other Requirements:

  • Continuously develop in your role.
  • Undertake other duties as required, adapting to the unpredictable nature of residential care.
  • Ensure flexibility in task management.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with Children's Homes Regulations and inspection processes.
  • Follow care and placement plans.
  • Understand key policies and procedures, including safeguarding and health and safety.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Ali Chahbi at gap healthcare.

If this role is permanent, gap healthcare is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap healthcare is operating as the employment business. gap healthcare is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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