05 June 2019

Waking Night Youth Support Worker - Children's Home

Salary: £19,050 per annum.

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire

 

Do you wish to make a difference to a young person’s life?

 

We are seeking enthusiastic, caring and motivated individuals to work within a children’s home in Banbury.

 

The role of a Waking Night Youth Support Worker involves providing a safe environment to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the young people. You will also help the young people achieve their potential by building positive relationships, providing emotional support and encouraging the young person to achieve their highest outcomes.

 

As a Waking Nights Youth Support Worker, you will also be required to:

  • Prioritise and self-manage workload due to the independent nature of the role to ensure effective completion of tasks.
  • Build and create mutual trust and respect with young people in order that they respond and react appropriately to information and instructions.
  • Define structures and boundaries of behaviour to young people, acting as a positive role model, so they understand behaviour expected.
  • Produce, maintain and distribute house paperwork to ensure relevant information is recorded accurately and is available. Complete additional reports as directed by the Home Manager.
  • Control and analyse the young people’s behaviour to avoid incidents and improve behaviour.
  • Create a positive culture and routine to ensure young people respect the night time routines and expectations.
  • Maintain knowledge of and apply the relevant legislative, contractual and inspection framework requirements.
  • Provide support and advice to young people to ensure that they maintain positive behaviours at all times.

     

    The organisation are committed to provide staff with a comprehensive induction into this field of work, this will include:

  • A modular training programme prior to commencement of role
  • Monthly formal professional supervision
  • On-going continuous professional development
  • Fully funded QCF Level 3

As a residential provision this is a 52 week/24-hour service. You will be required to work a shift pattern which includes early/late shifts and sleep-in duties when required at an additional allowance.

 

The organisation operates a safer recruitment policy and you will be required to undergo a Disclosure Barring Service enhanced application, which is funded by the organisation.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds BME, LGBT, males and ex-care leavers. 

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