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Senior Residential Childcare Practitioner
Title: Senior Residential Childcare Practitioner logo #192639
Category: Other
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £20,280.00 - £21,320.00
Salary per: annum
Location: England, East Midlands, Leicestershire, Leicester
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This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and motivated individual who is flexible and has a desire to make a difference to help and support young people, promote their value and enable them to make life enhancing choices.

Working for my client, you will be working with young people aged 6-18 years you will assist in leading, motivating and supporting a team of residential childcare practitioners.

If this job sounds perfect for you, continue to read on........

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Provide a caring, supportive and nurturing environment in which children/young people can feel secure and free from harm.

• Implement personal care plans set out for Children and young people

• Work alongside the homes psychologist to bring into practice a Therapeutic approach in dealing with any child regardless of age

• Ensure that each member of staff is aware of each child’s care plan and their responsibilities for its implementation.

• Chair children’s meetings and facilitating consultation with young people throughout all their care need

• Participate in reviews and other meetings as required and ensure LAC documentation is up to date and changed when appropriate i.e. after a statutory review

• Take shared responsibility and accountability for the administration of all medication prescribed for the young people

• Work in partnership with all individuals involved in a young person life to help improve their life chances and outcomes

• Lead shifts, ensuring appropriate handovers take place, and be responsible for the deployment of staff on duty to ensure that the work required in the home is undertaken

Minimum Requirements:

• Aged 23 or over

• Full driving licence

• Able to work on a shift pattern which includes sleep-ins

• Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare or equivalent

• Minimum of 1 year of experience working at a senior level with children in care

• Experience of case managing young people, delegating and problem solving

• Knowledge of the Quality Standards for children’s homes

Closing date: ASAP

Interview: ASAP

Contact: Amandeep at Job Paths 4 U

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