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NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association, Remote
Circa £18,277 per annum (FTE circa £25,500)
Posted 1 week ago
NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association, Remote
£25,500 per year
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Liverpool, Merseyside (On-site)
£28,080 - £35,457 per year
Job description

You will engage and support with young people in all aspects of their lives, attending to their practical, physical, and emotional needs, whilst safeguarding each young person at all times.

You will be an allocated keyworker for one of the four young people, acting in the capacity of a corporate parent. The outcome of this being that you support the management team to ensure the collation and coordination of supporting information, pertinent to the young person's everyday life, which will be used to demonstrate the journey of the child whilst residing at the home.

On a rota basis, you will also share the responsibility (alongside other Residential Care Workers) of being allocated as shift leader. This ensures each day is purposeful and coordinated, to enhance opportunities for positive achievements and outcomes for the young people.

You will support young people to enhance their social opportunities by access hobbies & activities in the home and in the community. This could include supporting young people to access meals out/cinema/theatre/activity clubs etc and engage with fun nights in e.g. Movie/pamper/ games nights etc.

If you have residential experience, are passionate about the children in your care and can show understanding, tenacity, consistency of care and the ability to engage with a wide range of young people – this may be the opportunity for you!

*For more specific role information please refer to the document entitled “PW2 Additional Info”

As a Residential Care Worker you will support the young people on a rota basis, covering the following:

  • 3 on 4 off pattern across the year, with rotas completed at least one month in advance.
  • Sleep ins - approximately 2 per month with an additional payment of approximately £68/sleep,
  • Waking nights (approximately 2 per month)
  • Opportunities to complete additional hours at an enhanced rate of pay.
  • Some weekend working, on a rota basis
  • Some bank holiday working – enhanced rates of pay for bank holiday working.

Designated days off are given following sleep ins and waking nights to promote wellbeing and recovery.

What you'll get from us

In addition to the extensive organisational benefits identified below, you will receive:

  • A full induction within our trauma informed charity,
  • Ongoing comprehensive training package, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, to enable you to be equipped to fully support our young people.
  • You will be part of a team supported by a Therapeutic Co-ordinator and will also receive reflective group/individual sessions with our consultant psychotherapist,
  • Monthly practice focussed supervision,
  • On successfully passing probation, enrolment on a fully funded residential Diploma

Quote from a young person who previously lived in the home:

“…You've all really helped me become the person I am today. The amount of love you all put in, you all wanted the best for me. I'm going to miss the team of great people I have had around me”

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Posted on: 12 February 2024
Closing date: 03 March 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 18218
Tags: Social Care/Development,Support Worker

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