Thursday , April 18 2024

Reading Council Jobs – Casual Residential Childcare Practitioner

Website Reading Borough Council

Job Description:

The staff team support the young people to enable them to lead as full a life as possible. Our aim is to empower young people to achieve and develop skills that will give them a solid foundation to succeed. We further aim to promote social inclusion to access everyday opportunities and community participation.

Job Requirements:

  • You will require a QCF in children and young people’s workforce Level 3 or equivalent qualification, or be able to demonstrate a willingness and ability to achieve this.
  • Experience in working with young people with disabilities in residential child care or in a similar caring environment is preferred. Ongoing development and training will be provided.
  • We are looking for candidates with a child-centred approach who have an understanding of the needs of children and young people with disabilities. Candidates should be enthusiastic and creative people who are able to work effectively as part of a team, or use their own initiative when required within the policies, procedures and guidelines. You will be expected to have good written and verbal communication skills, basic
  • IT skills and produce clear legible reports.
  • The ability to provide individualised care to young people and to communicate and foster positive relationships with residents, staff, families and other professionals is essential.
  • You will participate in a shift pattern rota which will include sleep-ins, weekend working and bank holidays/religious celebration days.

Job Details:

Company: Reading Borough Council

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Reading, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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