Residential Childcare Worker - Main Responsibilities
Continually assessing the children and young peoples’ needs. Under the direction of your manager, and other appropriate personnel, you will be responsible for the formulation, implementation and review of care plans.
You will work closely with your manager, your team, the health advisor, social workers, therapists, teachers and other professionals.
You will need to encourage and support the young people with all of their daily living needs in line with their individual care plan.
You will also need to carry out domestic duties within the home and garden, involving the children and young people where appropriate and plan, shop and prepare meals, ensuring they have a varied and well balanced diet.
You and the team are responsible for a high level of recording. Great emphasis and importance is attached to the recording of events and observations including young people’s daily and monthly progress and updating of children’s files.