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Care Assistant Band 3 Waking Night Duty - Enniskillen

Full Time

REF: NWR WND Enn 3

Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

Job description

Our client is seeking Care assistant for WND in Beechlea Children Home

Full time hours - 37.5 hrs p/w for an initial 2 month duration.

The Care Assistant will provide children and young people “looked after” with appropriately planned care, support, and guidance and to provide a positive role model. To act in a professional, proactive capacity in order to provide a positive living experience for the children and young people resident in the home utilising the framework of the Model of Attachment Practice.

 

Essential

5 GCSE’s Grade C or above including English and Maths and a minimum 6 months experience of working with children / young people age 10 – 18 years in a formal setting.

OR

Relevant Child Care / Social Care qualification e.g. NVQ Level 3 or equivalent and a minimum 6 months experience of working with children/ young people age 10 – 18 years in a formal setting.

OR

A higher qualification i.e. Degree in Social Work, Teaching, Youth Work

OR

A minimum 3 years’ experience of working with children/ young people age 10 – 18 years in a formal setting.

Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council

Ability to work as part of a Team.

Ability to relate appropriately with young people.

Understand the concept of confidentially.

Ability to keep accurate records.

Ability to deal with children / young people who present with challenging behaviour.

An understanding of values and principles that underpin a quality service for Looked after Children and the role of Waking Night Staff in meeting these.

Knowledge of Health and Safety at work, Fire and First Aid.

Job Card

REF

NWR WND Enn 3

Start Date:

2022-08-09

Closing Date:

2022-10-31

Contract type:

Full Time

Salary/Package:

£14.04 p/h

Sector:

Temporary Agency Staff

Location:

Enniskillen

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