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Residential Child Care Officer

Employer
True Focus Care
Location
True Focus Care 120 Salem Road Plasmarl Swansea Swansea SA6 8NN
Salary
£17,784 per year
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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About the apprenticeship

Duties

• To promote, safeguard and protect the welfare of each young person.
• Establish and maintain positive and trusting relationships with the young people that will promote their sense of security.
• Provide firm, consistent, and fair boundaries in respect of their behaviour and employ appropriate and agreed sanctions.
• To assist in the provision/preparation of meals at the home.
• To engage in and supervise day to day care practices, creating an accepting environment conducive to the positive personal development of each Young Person.
• To assist in the provision/preparation of meals at the home.

Requirements

Skills

• Ability to talk and listen to young people, observe and record significant behaviour.
• Ability to work with young people and follow their care plans in order to support young people's transitions to foster placement, return home, independent living or onto a long-term residential home.
• Good communication skills both written and verbal.
• Understanding the effect of race, gender, disability, culture, religion on young people.
• Ability to provide consistent and caring adult model for young people.
• Ability to provide for young person's physical needs as necessary i.e. Cooking, shopping, or to enable them to carry out such tasks independently.
• Make use of regular supervision.
• To report to line manager, or other appropriate person, malpractice or evidence that may suggest it.
• Ability to act as a team member.

Qualifications

Working towards QCF Level 3 in health and social care (Children and young people).

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Gower College Swansea

Training provider course:
Gower College Swansea

About the employer

True Focus Care
120 Salem Road
Plasmarl
Swansea
Swansea
SA6 8NN

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Formal Interview

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