Senior Care Worker
Lead Residential Support Worker, 38 weeks (term time only)
Brighton + Hove
Lead Residential Support Workers are responsible for running the shift and supporting the house team, ensuring appropriate records are maintained and full shift handovers are carried out.
The successful candidate will establish supportive relationships with our residents and encourage the development of stable relationships between residents and other staff, their families and friends and within the group of residents.
You will promote the emotional health and self-esteem of the residents and support them through changes in living circumstances and personal relationships.
You will also support the residents in making their own choices and decisions to the maximum of their capability, and ensure that the needs and wishes of residents are fully considered in any decision relating to them.
Our aim is to promote the inclusion of all learners ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to become as independent as possible. Our expectation is that all staff in learner facing roles will actively promote life skills and making choices.
Positive and compassionate attitude towards Learners. Promoting the rights of residents to be treated with dignity and respect in every aspect of their lives. Establish supportive relationships with residents and encourage the development of stable relationships between all parties involved in the learner’s placement. Respect the confidences of resident young people, except where to do so would result in harm to a resident, damage to the organization or the commission of a criminal offence. Promote the emotional health and self-esteem of residents, supporting them through changes in living circumstances and personal relationships. Evidence of valuable Positive Behaviour Support planning and support resident young people in making their own choices and decisions to the maximum of their capability, and ensure that the needs and wishes of residents are fully considered in any decision relating to them. Liaise with the Line/Care Manager of any shifts that would require cover on the rota in a timely manner. Evidence of understanding, creating and implementation of Risk Assessments as well as evident experience of balanced and professional use of dynamic risk assessment and responses to behaviours that challenge. Ensure the protection of residents from significant harm, by exercising vigilance, observing changes in the residents’ behavior or appearance, and complying fully with St. John’s Child/Adult Safeguarding policy. *All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment and safeguarding policy.
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