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Waking Night Residential Support Worker

  • Location: Shrewsbury, England
  • Salary: £12 - £13 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Hours: Part-Time 30 hours a week. Shifts will be Waking Nights 3 x shifts a week 10 hour shifts. 9.30pm to 7.30am

Location: Shrewsbury

Are you Interested in working in social care? This could be your pathway in.?

Staff can access funded qualifications through Action for Children, including Diplomas, Apprenticeships and SVQs. Subject areas for these qualifications?include health and social care, early years, residential care and leadership.

About Action for Children

Action for children supported 604,885 children and their families last year. You can be part of the excellent work we do with pathways into working in early years, safeguarding, families with disabled children, fostering and adoption, residential care, mental health, young carers, young people and parenting support.

Bradbury House provides quality short breaks for children with disabilities aged 0 – 17 years old. We aim to provide a secure, nurturing and fun environment in which young people feel safe, can discover their value and worth as individuals and gain a sense of their own self. This is achieved by focusing on the needs of young people with a flexible approach to all aspects of care so we are looking for individuals who are dedicated in delivering these successfully.

As a Residential Worker you’ll be:

You will make a difference by:

– Maintaining personalized high-quality care that is outcome focused for children and young people and apply agreed organizational procedures to ensure the safe care and management of children and young people in our care.

ensuring their nigh time safety by following their care plans and checking them through the night

– Completing household tasks throughout the evening to ensure the smooth running of the service

– Supporting children and young people in their personal care, administration of medication and clinical procedures in line with Action for Children’s policy and procedures and regulatory requirements.

– Building and maintaining professional positive working relationships by providing emotional and social support to children and young people who can display challenging emotional and social difficulties.

– Ensuring all records are maintained and duly uploaded into the appropriate database.

You will need:

– An outcomes focused approach to work with children and young people.

– Ability to use Microsoft applications and Action for Children systems in place relevant to the role.

– Innovative and creative approaches to problem solving.

Working here is so much more than a job. Whether this is a career change for you or the next step in your journey, we’d love to hear from you.

We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. A diverse workforce enriches the lives of the children and young people we work with and we welcome applications from everyone. We value and celebrate our differences and as an inclusive workplace we want everyone to be themselves.

We are?committed?to safer recruitment practices to protect?our?service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an?understanding?of and?commitment?to?safeguarding?best-practice.

We can’t wait to hear from you – stay safe and happy.