Social Care

Children's Therapeutic Coach

Full Time Temporary

South Wales Jobs

Support Worker

Your new company

This residential children's home in Caerphilly focused on nurturing children and young people with emotional behaviour disorder and complex needs such as autism. It is not considered a challenging home, it's more settled and engaging in terms of activities in-home and within the community. They have a number of homes across South Wales who all have the same ethos that the child comes first and strive to provide the very best care they can. The children are between the ages of 8-18 and may have come from backgrounds with adverse childhood experiences including substance abuse, domestic violence and SA. So, sensitive and understanding support workers help with the overall success of the care given.

Your new role

To provide outstanding care to children while applying their individual care plans
Engage in fulfilling activities
Liaising with families and support workers to ensure the best possible independent care plans are provided and carried out
Proactive approach to education and activity to improve key skills and self confidence.
Ensure clear communication with individuals via a range of methods and inspire them to carry out any tasks.
Engage in individual's transitioning periods by nurturing them to become a functioning member of wider society
To make and maintain accurate records of activities and tasks carried out, including any incidents that may occur
Carry out general housekeeping duties, which includes elements of personal care
Apply safeguarding and protection to vulnerable individuals and ensure the safety and well-being of everyone you support
Comply with GDPR and Health and Safety regulations Shifts are a mix of day and night shifts on a unique rota set out over 12 months in advance.

What you'll need to succeed

Driving Licence – essential
Experience within the care sector is desirable but not essential
QCF/ NVQ L3 in Children and Young People or Health & Social Care is desired, not essential (or equivalent)
Resilience, self-motivation and the enthusiasm to engage with active young people
Excellent communication skills
Teamwork skills
Ability to navigate a challenging situation
DBS on the Update service is a bonus for swifter on-boarding

What you'll get in return

Rewarding job role
Sleep in allowance
Scope for career progression
Free DBS check
Dedicated recruitment agent to guide you through the process
Competitive salary based on experience

What you need to do now

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