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children support worker

  • Job reference: 1578435154
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Service care solutions are looking for Children Support Worker to join central Bedfordshire to work in Maythorn childrens home, based in biggleswade!

Job purpose
*To assess, plan and provide physical, social and emotional care for children with disabilities.
*To care for children and to contribute to the resolution of the problems and needs they present.
*To act decisively in organising their workload and directing others as required.
*To carry out the policies of the Social Services Department, promoting equality and anti-discriminatory practice.
*To have an understanding of the Governing/Regulatory Bodies Requirements/Standards and the implementation of these within the service.
*To have a full understanding of your responsibility and Duty of Care to Young People
*To uphold Central Bedfordshire Council's policies and procedures including LSCB and role of LADO

Main accountabilities
To work flexibly to meet the demands of the service and to support service user holidays. This will include weekend working, shift working, sleep-ins, and waking nights, school and bank holidays

To undertake a key-working role and attend Child In Need meetings, School reviews, Behaviour Support meetings, Looked After Children Reviews and be fully responsible for ensuring client files are regularly audited and up-dated.

To be aware of detail of Care Plans and Risk Assessments at all times.

To liaise with other agencies including, health, education and the social work team in order to provide a holistic approach to supporting the young people and their families.
Experience working with people with disabilities
Experience working with children
Experience in a residential setting

How To apply?
Call louise on 01772 208964 or email