Flexi Bank Children’s Residential Support Worker

Location
Cardiff
Salary / hourly pay rate
£10.90 - £12.15 per hour
Employment Type
Full time, Part time
Contract Type
Permanent
Date posted
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Closing Date
Friday 15 March 2024

Job Overview

If you are an experienced support worker looking for a new role, you have come to the right place! Salutem Care and Education are excited to announce that we are currently seeking experienced support workers to join our team. We are a leading provider of care and education services across the United Kingdom, and we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality support to individuals with a range of complex needs.

 

At Salutem, we know that the role of a support worker is vital in improving the lives of those we support, and we are committed to providing our staff with the tools and resources they need to excel in their roles. We offer extensive training and development opportunities, as well as a range of benefits, including competitive salaries and flexible working hours.

About Ty Cwtch

The aim of our homes is to provide a safe and stimulating environment for the children. We care for children with autism, speech and communication differences and a range of complex needs to name a few. The home can support children with a range of additional needs and learning disabilities, including ASD, ADHD, communication differences and associated behavioral and medical needs.

 

 Each child has an individual, tailored personal plan. These will highlight key areas of support for each child, focusing on their sensory, auditory, emotional and physical needs.

About Us

At Salutem Care and Education, we recognise the value and wisdom that come from all stages of life. Join our team to be a part of a community that truly appreciates the richness of age diversity.

 

We are a Global Top 100 Inspiring Workplace - We celebrate our recent recognition as a top 100 Inspiring Workplace Globally with special recognition for our efforts in communication and employee experience.

 

We have a trauma-based approach to working – We are working in partnership with multi-award-winning Innovating Minds, setting a precedent as the first residential children’s home service to take progressive steps to deliver trauma-informed care.

 

Our Competency Framework – You’ll have a transparent path to progress through our career pathways and pay bandings. This means you'll always know exactly what skills and achievements are needed to advance in your career.

 

We have developed a core and cluster model - We specialise in supporting children and young people who have emotional and behavioral needs, autistic spectrum condition, and physical / learning disabilities with access to education opportunities being at the core of our work.

Job Responsibilities

To complete in-depth induction training and all mandatory training (during your probation period), including safeguarding modules and induction framework
To follow Salutem policies and procedures, including those concerning the health and safety of yourself and others
Provide support to individual young people with complex health, physical and learning needs within the children’s home.
To attend to the day-to-day needs of the young people and support them to access and participate in a variety of activities, including in the evenings and weekends.
To provide high-quality personal care and promote opportunities for independence.
To encourage our young people to socialise and be included and help them reach their own personal outcomes.
To understand the young person’s communication needs
To produce a safe and stimulating environment for young people
To promote the health and well-being of the young people
To attend and actively participate in handover meetings and key worker meetings and liaise with colleagues and management.
To complete key worker activities and responsibilities with individual key young people in the children’s home, including those on short breaks
Work alongside external agencies and professionals i.e. social workers, families and health care professionals
To keep accurate records and report on the young people you work with, providing effective communication between the home and school and with outside agencies involved with the young people in a professional context.
To maintain effective contact with parents and guardians of our young people, ensuring appropriate information is passed on efficiently.
To be reliable and flexible, using your initiative when making decisions
To attend all relevant training provided by the organisation for you to provide safe practice.

To be proactive in assessing and reporting riskThis job description should not be seen as all encompassing, and the post holder will be expected to undertake any other responsibilities appropriate to the post as identified by the company or line manager

 Benefits

FREE Online 24/7 GP Service for you and your family
Wagestream – where any day can be a payday
Refer-a-Friend Scheme - Instantly earn points and cash rewards
Sovereign Health Care Plan
Canada Life, Group Life Assurance
Blue Light Card
Blink, our internal communications app
Pension scheme
Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service)

Our Values

-We are Supportive by promoting opportunities for everyone so they can reach their full potential

-We are very Ambitious to provide the best possible outcomes for the people who use our services

-We are Loyal because we put the people that we support and our staff at the centre of everything we do, and we deliver on our promises. We also are committed to ensuring that our services are meeting the needs of all stakeholders

-We are Unique because we are ambitious and innovative about the diversity of the services that we provide without compromising quality

-We are Transparent by being open, honest and fostering a culture of mutual respect. We promote a culture where we learn by our experiences, and we are committed to doing things better and setting the highest standards in what we do

-We are Engaging because we work in partnership with the people that we support, our staff and all our stakeholders

-We encourage everyone to experience a Meaningful life by being aspirational and by offering opportunities