This is a homely, semi-detached cottage residence with great character and provision for 2 young people and the staff team. The cottage is situated near woodlands in a secluded area; a beautiful area for walking and cycling. The house is also within easy reach of local amenities by foot (each under a mile), with Telford centre being 4 miles away, and Shrewsbury around 14 miles.
The placement is decorated and maintained to a high standard and the residence includes a dining room, three good-sized separate downstairs living and reception areas, staff toilet and a large, fully-equipped kitchen. There is a large private garden to the rear of the property. The staff have their own office, sleeping and bathroom areas.
Each young person has a private bedroom, each furnished with a single bed, bedding, wardrobe and storage. There is a separate bathroom upstairs. Any valuables belonging to the young person can be stored securely by the staff. The allocation of bedrooms, and the supervision arrangements of the rooms and of the young person will be dependent on the young person’s needs for protection and safeguarding, and be informed by a clear risk assessment and Care Plan.
Residential Support Worker
Residential Support Workers are responsible for supporting other members of staff in the provision of care for young people; ensuring young people retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the placement.
The Team Leader will also be responsible for supporting other members of the team in the provision of care for young people, ensuring that they retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible. This position will also be given additional responsibility to lead general activities of the placement to support the Home Manager.
The Deputy Manager will be responsible for the management and supervision of both the Team Leaders and the Residential Support Worker team, working closely with the Registered Manager who will be on hand to offer support and supervision.
The Registered Manager will be accountable for the provisions of each resident's overall care, working in accordance with their agreed objectives, standards, policies and procedures to implementing and oversee their overall care plan. They will also have full responsibility for the day to day running of the home and supervision of the team.