Children's residential support worker

Location Lancashire
Salary £10 - £12 per hour

  • To provide direct and practical support and advice to families and children accessing children's residential/outreach services
  • To provide support and assistance to other agencies and LCC colleagues in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of services to chidlren and young people
  • To take responsibility for keyworking in a residential and other related children and young people's settings
  • To work with young people and families in the local community in support of the Outreach serivice and the ethos of reducing the numbers of Children Looked After.
  • To be involved in induction, mentoring and training of colleagues.
  • Accountabilities/Responsibilities – appropriate for this post:
  • To plan, organise and facilitate group activities, and individual support for families, children and young people.
  • To produce and maintain records on an Integrated Childrens System.
  • To work in a flexible manner as part of a multi disciplinary team whilst working in partnership with other agencies.
  • To attend and participate in meetings as appropriate and as directed by the Registered Manager.
  • To assess, review and evaluate the care planning of young people on a regular basis and provide written and/or verbal reports as and when required.
  • To assess and manage risks to self and others in line with LCC policy and protocol and National Minimum Standards.
  • To ensure that young people are safeguard and that this is regarded as a primary role and responsibility.