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Residential Support Worker - Children's Respite (Guernsey)

Medic International
Channel Islands
£27,800 - £30,700 / year
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a committed and experienced Social Worker to join the busy Children & Families Social Work Service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.

This role requires the Support Worker to:
Meet the physical, emotional, behavioural, cultural and educational needs of all Children and Young People that come into contact with the service.
They will support and work alongside young people to help them develop a true sense of identity and feeling of self-worth.
To work within the Child Protection / Safeguarding Policy and Procedure.
To engage with the Children and Young People and be ‘pro-active’.
To promote ‘Best Interests’ of all Children and Young People.
To support and work alongside the Young Person to help them develop a true sense of identity and feeling of self-worth.
To assist and support young people with the management of their own behaviour in conjunction with their Individual Positive Behaviour Support Plan.
To provide support and guidance for Children and Young People in all aspects of their Education.

The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of Britain's finest and best-kept beaches, an especially mild and sunny climate, and an offbeat, historic harbor town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

Person requirements:
An experienced Childrens Support Worker; qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent.
To be able to demonstrate organisational skills and a good standard of literacy and numeracy with the proven ability of completing administrative tasks and maintaining clear, concise records.
Ability to work both as part of a team and autonomously with honesty, integrity and common sense.
Ability to act as an appropriate role model for Children and Young People; encouraging participation in required activities.
To hold a clean current driving licence.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
-  A competitive salary, plus £1,000 annual bonus.
-  A relocation package or single subsidised accommodation can be provided.
-  A continental atmosphere where the people are friendly and taxes are considerably lower than the mainland.

Medic International is a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Specialist healthcare staff. As a nurse-led consultancy, our detailed understanding of the complexity of the Support Worker role places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Recruiting Managers.

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