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Coach / Senior Coach

Employer
Super Hiring
Location
Eastbourne
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Sector
Healthcare
Function
Senior
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Being a Residential Care Worker (also known as "Children's Coach/Senior Coach") at SuperCare – Eastbourne Ltd offers a fulfilling chance to positively influence the lives of vulnerable children and young people. In this role, you'll help them become more independent, succeed in their education, and grow personally through various enjoyable activities in a safe environment. You'll collaborate closely with young people, their families, social workers, and other organizations to ensure everyone's needs are addressed, making their transition to adulthood smooth.

Main Duties:

  • Direct work with young people, key working and generally taking an active part in providing day to day care & support on a shift work basis.
  • Working in partnership with young people, their social worker and carers and other relevant agencies.
  • To co–ordinate, monitor and review Care Plans for all allocated young people preparing to make the transition to adulthood and greater independence.
  • Taking responsibility for the upkeep of the establishment with regard to health and safety and primary care issues, as well as making autonomous decisions about individual young people's requests and behavior whilst on shift.
  • Administrative work and record keeping associated with key working responsibilities and the daily running of the home.
  • To ensure that young people carry as much responsibility for their own lives as they can reasonably and demonstrably be expected to carry, keeping them informed of their circumstances and rights, involving them in planning their lives, supporting them and helping them towards taking greater control and responsibility.
  • Respond appropriately to safeguarding concerns and report these effectively.


Household Responsibilities:

  • To share in the practical activities necessary to maintain the House.
  • To care for the fabric, equipment and overall environment
  • To be accountable for moneys allocated for specific purposes.
  • Reporting repairs and ensuring that necessary actions are taken.


Personal:

  • To act as a role model and guide for young people setting principles and examples.
  • To keep abreast of good practice in order to develop skills, knowledge and experience, in accordance with a personal development plan.
  • To make use of regular professional supervision
  • To report to a line manager, or other appropriate person, malpractice or evidence which may suggest it.


Additional Duties:

  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management.
  • To work shifts including weekends and bank holidays on a Rota basis as required
  • Flexibility to work at other properties as directed by management.


Requirements to be successful:

  • Experience of working with children / young people in Ofsted environment (important)
  • Level 3 CYPW or above (or currently working towards a Level 3 Diploma for the children and young people workforce) (essential)
  • Enhanced DBS Check, and on the update service (essential)
  • Ability to drive.
  • Smart and agile to handle the daily needs and activities of the young people.


Benefits

  • In house promotion
  • Enrolled on A Company Pension Scheme
  • Free food whilst on shift
  • 28 Holiday with additional holidays for loyalty to the company
  • Fully funded Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care
  • Please note this is a full–time role, shifts include days, nights, sleep–ins, weekends and bank holidays, Operating 24–hour service 365 days a year.


The company are committed to ensuring the consistent well–being of the children and staff. We therefore employ safer recruiting practices throughout our stringent process, not only to confirm with guidelines but to give our children the best staff in the market. We reward you in turn with the best prospects, training and support. The application process you will go through ensures full disclosures, policy checking, and satisfactory references are met at all levels and recorded adequately for regulatory checks.

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