Therapeutic Support Worker

EasyWeb NFP
£18000 - £24000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Therapeutic Support Worker 

Our client is looking for staff to provide therapeutic residential care for males aged between 11-18 years who have difficulties related to attachment and developmental trauma, and who have perpetrated sexually harmful behaviour. 

Position: Therapeutic Residential Worker 
Location: Reading, Bracknell, Berkshire 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 150 hours per month - shift patterns are typically 3pm to 11pm or 10am to 11pm (plus sleep-in shifts) 
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum 

About the role: 

This Therapeutic Residential Worker role will involve: 

- Providing excellent standards of individualised care. 
- Meeting the emotional, physical and developmental needs of the children and young people. 
- Promoting positive experiences and progress for children and young people. 
- Protecting the welfare of children and young people. 
- Enabling the children and young people to build resilience. 
- Enabling children and young people to reduce risk of perpetrating further sexual harm. 
- Enabling children and young people to develop social and emotional skills. 
- Promoting life skills with the children and young people. 
- Acting as a Key Worker for a named child. 
- Working to a shift pattern including weekends and sleeping in duties. 
- Working as part of a multidisciplinary team. 
- Working in line with The Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015. 

About you: 

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience of working with children or young people, ideally within a residential child care setting, or with children or young people with emotional or behavioural difficulties or disrupted attachments. You will also be willing and able to study for a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People). 

Successful applicants will display a positive and resilient attitude. They will act as a role model to the children and young people and will uphold clear and consistent boundaries. They will display empathy, creativity and a sense of fun; and will have good written and verbal communication skills. 

What they offer: 

They offer excellent induction for staff and ongoing training opportunities in attachment informed approaches (Dyadic Developmental Practice) and the Diploma 3 for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. They provide benefits including enhanced disclosure cost coverage, a generous annual leave entitlement, cycle to work scheme, Nest Pension option and childcare vouchers. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Staff, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Challenging Behaviour, Social Care Worker, Community Services, NHS Support Worker, Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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