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Residential Care Workers for Children and Young People Apprentice

150, Barnsley Road, Pontefract, WF9 4PQ
£372.00 - £446.00 per week
Closing date
26 Jan 2022

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Health & Social Care
Public Sector / Government
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Physical/Emotional/Social Needs of Young People
  • Assist in the development of new techniques and approaches to child care provisions
  • Encourage development of individual interests and attitudes
  • 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
  • Ensure that appropriate medical help is provided in cases of illness and accidents
  • Promote the development of a healthy lifestyle for Young People
  • Observe and assess the behaviour of Young People
  • 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 undertake in planning for and preparation of Young People for admission or discharge, to and from residential care. This may include professional negotiations to ensure that the Young Person transfers to an environment stable for that individual and one where he/she can cope or be assisted to cope

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to learn
  • Caring nature
  • Uses own initiative
  • Very confident working alone as well as in a team
  • Mature
  • Reliable
  • Ability to prioritise actions to achieve goals set

Personal qualities

  • Dedicated to your work
  • Helpful
  • Hardworking

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

  • To grow within the company

Things to consider

  • How you are going to travel to and from work
  • Will you be willing to complate an apprenticeship?
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