Children's Support Worker

£10 - £16 per hour

Job Details

Residential Support Worker - Children

Pay rate: £10-£16ph

Location: Aintree/Liverpool, Merseyside.

Flexible hours.

Integra Healthcare are currently searching for an experienced Residential Support Worker to work in a home which is currently specialising in providing a range of services to support young people aged 10 - 18, who may present with complex needs such as mental health difficulties.

Duties include:

  • Accurately conducting risk assessments (varying from episode to episode) in consideration of important background information such as: skills and coping strategies, physical/mental difficulties, and social circumstances.
  • Providing emotional regulation, language development and social functioning, if needed.
  • Supporting individuals when undergoing internal therapeutic support, enabling them to rationalise their experience and giving them the tools to cope.
  • Supervising and engaging in social activities and outdoor education.
  • Achieving and maintaining a secure base.
  • Monitoring and reviewing individual action plans.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Place a strong emphasis on mindfulness and developing meaning and self-acceptance.
  • Hold experience of direct work with young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties is essential.
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with young persons and professionals.
  • Ideally, hold a driver's license or commute comfortably to Liverpool.
  • Provide an enhanced DBS registered to the update service.

If you feel like this position may be suitable for you, please do not hesitate to contact Abbi-Jayne at Integra People or apply now!