Responsible ,reliable job
Senior Welfare Officer (Current Employee) – London, ENG – 10 June 2014
No day is ever the same; working with young people is a great experience and a huge learning curve for all that take on this kind of work.
I have learned that you must let a youngster be heard, listen to them.
Safeguarding and confidentiality to all of our students is paramount.
Line manage two Healthcare assistants, I am able to delegate day to day tasks and train them on health/ medical issues. I offer guidance and reassurance.
Contribute to the LSA appraisal system.
I have a good working relationship with my co-workers, they are able to approach me with their work and personal issues, always with discretion.
Child Protection is the hardest part of my job, the anxiety of what the children go through can be heart breaking. You need to be kind, caring, sympathetic, use judgement in the appropriate way.
The most enjoyable part of my job is to see a child achieve.
I am very thorough in my record keeping and documentation.
Clinical & Child Protection experience