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Residential Worker

  • Location:

    Wakefield

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    000516E2_1636546739

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity come available in the Wakefield area for 2 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).

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.
Hours
* Working hours will be Night shift 10pm until 7am, Early shift 7am until 3pm, Afternoon shift 2pm until 10pm. you will also be expected to sleep on certain day these shifts will be 10am until 10am the following day with a sleep from 11pm until 7am. You will be expected to work weekends and bank holidays.
* PLEASE NOT CANDIDATES WILL BE EXPECTED TO WORK OVER THE CHRISTMAS PERIOD AND NIGHTS.