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Ella Gamble

Residential Youth Support Worker

Daventry, Northamptonshire

Job Description

Job Role: Residential Youth Support Worker

Salary: £19,050 - £20,612 per annum plus additional sleep in allowance of £33 per sleep. (Subject to successful probation and previous experience/Qualification).

Hours: 40 hours per week

Job Locations: Daventry, Northamptonshire

Interview Date: 4th June 2020 Via Video Conference Call

 

The role of a Residential Youth Support Worker involves supporting and helping the young people achieve their potential by building positive family and peer relationships, providing emotional support and encouraging the young person to achieve their highest outcomes, whilst meeting the young people’s daily needs.

Homes2Inspire value our employees and understand that the support and guidance that they provide is instrumental in developing the young people we work with. The role of Residential Youth Support Worker requires an aspect of professional parenting meaning to adopt a parental role with professional boundaries in place.

 

As a Residential Youth Support Worker you will also be required to:

· Ensure the protection and safeguard the wellbeing of the young people in our care.

· Provide daily support and education to the young people on their domestic chores, including basic life skills.

· To create a positive and nurturing environment for the young people with professional boundaries.

· Demonstrate to the young people the value of education, care and development to achieve better outcomes.

· Build and create mutual trust and respect with young people in order that they respond and react appropriately to information and advice.

· Define structures and boundaries of behaviour to young people, acting as a positive role model, so they understand daily routines expected.

· Produce, maintain and distribute house paperwork to ensure relevant information is recorded accurately and is available.

· Control and analyse the young people’s behaviour to encourage them to participate in a positive structured routine.

· Create and produce activities to occupy and develop young people in order that they gain life skills and education on an informed basis.

· Maintain knowledge of and apply the relevant legislative, regulative and standards against inspection framework requirements.

· Provide basic advice and skills to young people on managing their finances and other everyday life skills.

 

Homes2Inspire understand the value of our people and the need to invest in our staff to ensure they have all of the skills and experience to provide our young people with the best quality of care. We welcome applicants without prior experience in the role to apply, as full training and guidance is provided to ensure you are at the expected level to be able to care for the young people.

 

As an organisation, Homes2Inspire promote their staff team to be passionate, nurturing, and resilient people, to help support the young people to achieve positive outcomes for a better quality of life. Homes2Inspire are committed to provide our staff with a comprehensive induction into this field of work, this will include:

· An intial 3 week training course 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.

 

Homes2Inspire operate a safer recruitment policy and you will be required to undergo a Disclosure Barring Service enhanced application, which is funded by the organisation.

 

For further information regarding our organisation, please visit our website at: www.homes2inspire.co.uk

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Our Education Team
Paul Maginnis - Senior Education Engagement Coordinator

Paul worked as a careers and employability adviser before joining Homes2Inspire in June 2016.

Angela Day - Education Engagement Coordinator

Angela spent 10 years working in schools as a careers adviser and pastoral care coordinator, before joining Homes2Inspire in April 2019.

Laura Trow - Education Engagement Coordinator

Laura has experience working in schools and developing education packages in prisons before joining Homes2Inspire in January 2020.