Therapeutic Residential Support Worker
Position: Therapeutic Residential Support Worker
Location: Reading & Bracknell
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 150 hours per month - shift patterns are typically 3pm to 11pm during term or 10am to 11pm (plus sleep-in shifts)
Salary: £19,500 - £25,800 per annum (OTE including Sleep in's) - based on experience and qualifications
Benefits: 28 days holiday, enhanced DBS and update service cost coverage, company pension scheme (NEST), childcare vouchers, cycle to work, employee assistance programme, death in service benefit and online employee benefits.
About the role:
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 behavior.
- 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.
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.
Would be experience of working with Adolescents, Behavioral difficulties or Mental Health.
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 28 days holiday, enhanced disclosure and update service cost coverage, enhanced paternity & maternity benefits, company pension scheme (NEST), childcare vouchers, cycle to work, employee assistance programme, death in service benefit and online employee benefits.
They are committed to safeguarding children. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and a health check.
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.