Therapeutic Support Worker (Young People)

EasyWeb NFP
£18,000 - £21,500
08 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Therapeutic Support Worker (Young People) 

Our client is committed to providing high quality residential care, education and therapeutic services, which are user friendly and sensitive to the individual needs of the young people in their care and their placing Authorities. It is the responsibility of all staff to work to achieve this within their ethos of openness and equality of communication. Their client places great importance on the delivery of high quality childcare using a child centred approach which is essential when working with traumatized young people with attachment disorders. Their client has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the young people and the employment of people. It expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work. 

Position: Therapeutic Residential Worker 
Location: Reading, Bracknell 
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: £18,000 - £21,500 (plus up to £2,500 sleep-in allowance) 
Benefits: 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. 

About the role: 

They are 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. 


- 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 and 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 in line with The Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015 

About you: 

- 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 

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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