To create a safe, positive, nurturing homely environment based on principles of ordinary living, for children and young people with a disability living in a specialist children community home. To support children and young people and provide opportunities for them to maximise their physical , emotional , social and educational potential so that they can develop into confident , capable adults able to live as independently as possible. Main Duties To support children and young people to maximise their potential and ensure that their physical, emotional, social and educational needs are met.To safeguard the children and young people who they support ensuring that they are protected from all forms of abuse and those they live in a safe environment.Where required by the Registered Manager undertake the responsibilities for the role of key worker for the child or young person Contribute to the assessment of individual children's/young people's needs and circumstancesContribute towards and implement the agreed Care Placement Plan for each child/young person supporting young people to achieve their personal goals.Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programmes to support and enable children and young people to manage their behaviour and promote children's and young people's social and emotional development Prepare, implement and evaluate agreed therapeutic activities to help to promote children's/young people's sensory and intellectual development Establish and maintain relationships with parents/carers and where required support children and young people and their families to address issues which affect the child or young persons, health emotional and social well-being. Contribute to the provision of a safe framework and effective strategies to support children and young people to manage their behaviourObserve and assess the development and behaviour of children/ young people and review children's/young people's individual progress and needs in line with statutory and directorate requirementsRepresent children's/young people's interests when they are not able to do so themselvesSupport children/young people as they move towards transition to adult services or are experiencing a change in their care requirements and provisionAt all times act as an advocate for the child / young person to ensure the best possible outcome for themTerms37 hours (full time) per week on a rota basis arranged to best meet the needs of Birtenshaw Holiday Entitlement: 30 days (including public holiday allowance)Equates to 222 hoursRandstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.