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Residential Worker

  • Location:

    Wakefield

  • Sector:

    Children & Family Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TG00001_1635421274

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-27

  • Startdate:

    1/11/2021

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity come available in the Wakefield area for 2 Senior Residential Workers.
Main Roles
* To provide high standards and improve the outcomes of children and young people who are Children in Care and their families.
* To work with and enable children and young people to achieve their full potential.
* To work in accordance with the Directorate's aims and objectives and through adherence to its policies, procedures, and practice guidelines.
* To work with the social care staff within the Children in Care Service and Locality Teams where appropriate, to ensure that resources for Children and Young Peoples Services are available to all service users to live within the community.
* To undertake commissioned pieces of work within Children and Young Peoples Services.
Qualifications
* UK Driving license (with use of own vehicle).
* NVQ level 3 in childcare or equivalent Qualification

Experience
* Detailed experience of working with children or children and their families who are experiencing difficulties.
* Experience of overcoming barriers and engaging 'hard to reach' individuals, parents, young people, and children.
* Experience of working within multi-agency settings and / or across teams and professions to draw on the strengths of professionals in the contribution they can make to improving outcomes for individuals and families.

We would like to hear from you if you are able to fulfil the above role.