RSW – Wolverhampton

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Full Time
Job Description

Residential Childcare Practitioner – required to work as part of a professional team to promote and provide the highest standard of care for young people – 8-16 years olds.

QCF Level – Children & Young People, Qualification is essential to be considered for this role.

Salary: £21,000 – 25,000

Hours: 35 hours per week – 2 on 4 off Inc. sleep ins

Location: Wolverhampton

You must be able to communicate effectively with children and young people and understand and empathise with the needs of the young people.

The service/company prides itself on being able to empower young people into becoming self-sufficient and resourceful young adults who are able to move on independently to their own accommodation.

Main purpose of the role:

  • To provide practical care to young people to increase their independent living skills, to be able to differentiate between young people, promoting self-esteem and self-awareness, to encourage achievement and to help the young people to reach their full potential
  • To communicate effectively with multi agencies within the social care sector, ensuring the transparency of the company is delivered consistently throughout the company.
  • The ideal candidates will need to be highly motivated, approachable, non-judgmental and show diversity in their approach to working with young people, this will include:
  • Be able to offer advice, guidance and signpost to other organisations they can access.
  • You will need to gain knowledge of the area you are working in.
  • A good understanding of current government legislation.
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour.
  • Knowledge of the main issues effecting young people today.

Key tasks are:

  • Budgeting
  • Education, Training and Education
  • Living Skills
  • Financial
  • Health
  • Substance use
  • Modern Social Issues