Family support worker

Family support worker

ROLE:

As a Children’s support worker you will play a vital role in fostering a secure, caring, and nurturing environment for children and young adults who experience trauma or are facing difficult situations.

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ROLE:

As a Children’s support worker you will play a vital role in fostering a secure, caring, and nurturing environment for children and young adults who experience trauma or are facing difficult situations. With a holistic approach, you will collaborate with a team of professionals to build personalised care plans and provide comprehensive support for the young person in areas such as behaviour management, emotional well-being, education, and life skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

. Providing high quality care and support to children and young people in a residential setting or similar (must have a minimum of 1 year UK experience)

. Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with the children, their families, and other professionals involved in their care.

. Creating a safe and welcoming environment that encourages positive development and growth for the young person.

. Must be able to respond to crisis situations calmly and effectively, following established protocols.

. Conduct key work sessions as a group or individually to support the young person with their emotional, social and behavioural needs.

. Maintain accurate and detailed records of each child’s progress and behaviour and complete reports and documentation in a timely manner.

. Liaise effectively with professionals who are involved in the child’s care

TO APPLY FOR THE ROLE:

. Must have at least one year’s UK experience working with young adults and children within a residential settings or similar setting.

. Have an accurate understanding of adolescent’s development, trauma informed care and evidence based interactions.

. Ability to work collaboratively within a team.

. Strong communication and interpersonal skills

. Have an enhanced DBS registered on the update service or willing to process a new one through Prospero

. Be able to provide an up-to-date CV that dates back to education with dates for all employment.

. Be able to provide 3 years professional references.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and are committed to providing them with the care and support they need, we invite you to apply to this exciting opportunity. Please contact Nina at Prospero on 02033193619.

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