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Assistant Residential Worker

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Posted Date

30 June 2022

The Gower, Swansea

Closing Date

13 July 2022

The role:

Ty Laura Short Breaks is a 5-bed residential service which provides short breaks for children and young people aged 5-17 with disabilities. As an Assistant Residential Worker, you'll help our team provide a safe, stimulating, fun and caring environment, supporting the children with household tasks and all aspects of their care. We've recently purchased a number of caravans onsite at a local holiday park, offering ample amenities for our children and young people.

You will make a difference by:

- Providing a safe environment where children and young people can enjoy time with their friends
- Working towards identified outcomes and goals to give them a positive future
- Helping them in all aspects of their daily lives (including personal care) and supporting their health and happiness, helping them to work towards identified outcomes and goals
- Helping to promote independence
- Maintaining safeguarding practices within the service

You will need:

- A positive approach, providing a fun environment for all the children in our care
- Experience of working with children and young people
- QCF Level 3 Working with Children and Young People is desirable or similar or be willing to work towards it
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Good IT skills
- A driving licence is desirable and we can offer training to drive the project mini bus

Working here is so much more than a job. Whether this is a career change for you or the next step in your journey, we'd love to hear from you.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an  understanding  of and  commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

We can't wait to hear from you – stay safe and happy.

Application Process: There are 5 sections for you to complete, Personal Details, CV, Supporting Statement & Information, Equality & Diversity, Submission & Declaration. Top Tip... Refer to the job description when writing your Supporting Statement.

Talent Pool: We'd like to hold your details in case similar jobs come up but do let us know if you'd rather we didn't.

Contact: Scott Jones on 01923 361 778 who will be happy to support with your application.

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