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Unqualified Residential Family Support Worker

HCL Social Care



£0.00 - £12.70/hour


Posted: 17/03/2023

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To work hours as directed by the Registered Manager as part of a 24/7 working rota, including sleeping-in duties on a regular

Providing for the individual needs of young people in co-operation with other team

Partake in general running of the home including cooking, cleaning and other housekeeping

Liaising with relatives, other significant people and outside agencies to ensure coherent planning and care for the children

Forming relationships with young people which will facilitate the care and assessment process and encourage them to participate fully in the opportunities offered by the

To participate in any required assessment activity, providing oral and written contributions to reports as necessary.

To maintain continuous professional development through taking part in training, supervision and performance management

To develop expertise in behaviour management, to include techniques of de-escalation, diversion and avoidance of anti-social behaviour

To stay familiar with all relevant Departmental policies and

To attend and take an active part in team meetings and home programmes of work

To promote awareness of racial, cultural and religious issues and anti-oppressive practice.

To maintain financial, fire, health and safety and home records as are required by the Home's

To take a lead role in specific named areas of operation and development of the

To mentor and support new Residential Children's

To take responsibility for leading and planning activities and delegation of work on a

The Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People will need to be completed within 2 years of commencing work at the For staff employed prior to 01/04/2014 the deadline for completion is 01/04/2016. This is in line with the Children's Homes Regulations 2015. Failure to gain the qualification within the timescale of 2 years would lead to inability to maintain the role and / or employment

Any other duties and responsibilities within the range of the salary grade as directed by the Registered Manager

To transport children and young people as necessary to follow their placement or activity plan and have a valid UK driving licence in order to drive council vehicles as required to run the home

To operate as necessary, should the need arise, in other Coventry children's homes

Any other duties and responsibilities within the range of the salary

The post holder must comply with Coventry City Council's health and safety policy and in particular is required:-

To take reasonable care for their own health and safety at work and of those who may be affected by their actions or by their omissions

To cooperate with their line manager and senior management, to work safely, to comply with health and safety instructions and information and undertake appropriate health and safety training as required
Not to intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety and welfare

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