Residential Care Officer

Pin Point Recruitment
19 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Pin Point Health & Social Care are recruiting exclusively for Residential Care Officer (Children Services) within Newcastle on a full time and permanent basis.
If you are passionate about quality care and achieving excellence, we would like to hear from you. We are interested in hearing from people who are dedicated to providing high quality care to children who live with SEMH, Complex Needs and Mental Health.
The Role:
You will be working within Childrens Residential Services supporting with everyday support and daily activities to encourage tasks and manage behaviour effectively. A large part of the role will be supporting children and young people to maintain a healthy lifestyle by promoting positive everyday choices. Working in a team you will deal with challenging behaviour effectively and ensure the child safety at all times. You will use a person-centered approach and use effective communication skills to motivate and understand the service user.
This role offers the opportunity to undertake additional training and progress throughout the company as well.
About You:
  • Experience of working with children and young people, in a residential setting who display challenging and difficult behaviours is essential.
  • You should possess knowledge, experience and understanding of child protection issues
  • Hold a Diploma level 3 Children and Young people or an equivalent qualification or be willing to work toward.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service
  • Support children and young people to maintain a healthy lifestyle by advising, educating and promoting positive choices.
  • DBS on Update Service is ideal but not essential
  • MAPPA Training or Similar is ideal but not essential