Children’s Therapeutic Support Worker
Residential Children’s Services
Whitchurch
Qualified: £19,375 to £21,500 per annum + additional £50.00 per sleep in

Overview

Care2Recruit are currently recruiting on behalf of a fast-growing specialist care provider for Children & Young People who present a complex range of emotional needs, attachment disorders, abuse reactive behaviours and trauma as a result of their experiences. We are looking for Children’s Residential/ Therapeutic Support Workers who can demonstrate compassion, empathy and a person-centred approach to caring for the young people in their care.

Benefits of working for my client

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Competitive salaries with £50 per sleep in
  • Fantastic reputation with Ofsted
  • Well-being package available
  • Specialist training courses available
  • Promote a sense of belonging and ownership for each and every member of staff
  • Structured pathway for career progression
  • Free DBS check and subscription to update service
  • Performance based employee reward and recognition scheme
  • Your birthday off with full pay!

About the Service:

  • Residential care to predominantly girls aged between 11 – 18 years who have experienced or are at high risk of sexual exploitation
  • 3 homes all within close proximity to Whitchurch (3-4 bed)
  • Integrated therapeutic approach, providing safe boundaries and a range of creative opportunities
  • Supported by a DFE registered school

Job Description

As a Therapeutic Support Worker you will provide daily care and support to the children and young people as well as supporting them in a wide range of learning, development and social activities.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Supporting and participating in young people’s social, life-long learning plans and recreational activities in line with care plans, trips out and holidays
  • Facilitating and supporting young people in decision making. Promoting choice and involvement
  • Promoting good practice in the team in accordance with ordinary life principles, and in line with all Company policies and procedures
  • To be aware of the emotional needs and aspirations of each young person
  • Contribute to the effective physical, social and emotional environment for group care which provides a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment in which young people can be offered the support, care and guidance they need

Person Specification

  • Must hold the Level 3 in Residential Childcare/Children and Young People Workforce
  • Must have experience working within a children’s residential setting
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Driving license is essential
  • Flexibility is essential

My client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in their care. Therefore, this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

INDLP

Salary:
£19375 – £21500 per annum + £50 Per Sleep in
Contact Name:
Rachael Mcquillan
Job Duration:
Permanent
Job Industry:
Children’s Residential
Job Location:
Whitchurch, Shropshire
Start:
ASAP
Benefits:
£50 Per Sleep in

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