Ref. 62842

Residential Worker

  • Location: Durham, England
  • Salary: £12 - £14 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Residential Worker at Durham County Council



A positive role model for vulnerable young people supporting them within a residential setting.

Helping young people make progress towards positive outcomes in relation to health and wellbeing.

Setting outstanding standards of practice outlined within the Children’s Homes regulation 2015.



Listed below are the responsibilities this role will be primarily responsible for:

8.1       Care Planning

To achieve the identified outcomes for young people outlined in their Individual care plans, in partnership with the Multi-Disciplinary Team. Ensuring high standards of care are always maintained.

8.2       Key Worker   

To take on the role of the key worker to individual young people as required by the manager.

8.3       Partnership               

To work in partnership with young people, their families, social workers and other relevant stake holders and agencies, in pursuit of the identified outcomes for young people.

8.4       Good Practice          

To ensure that work with young people is in keeping with legislative, procedural and good practice requirements. To work with groups or individual young people effectively and creatively in line with risk assessments. 

To undertake and maintain required training standards which will include: completion of DCC’s approved physical intervention training, administration of medication, safeguarding and other aspects deemed necessary by the centre manager (and necessary refresher training of these).

Achievement of other mandatory programmes of study including Diploma 3 in Caring for Children & Young People.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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