Children's Therapeutic Support Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Whitchurch
Salary
17500.00 - 19000.00 GBP Annual + GBP17500 - GBP19000/annum Sleep in allowance
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have experience of supporting children and young people who present challenging behaviour and complex needs?

The organisation we are recruiting for is an established and specialist Residential organisation in Shropshire who delivers a therapeutic approach to the care they provide for Children and Young people. A salary of between GBP17,500 and GBP19,000 is being offered

The successful candidates will be responsible for

* Working part of a staff team, offering comprehensive residential, clinical and education to children and young people.
* Carrying out duties in line with the organisations policies and procedures
* Acting as a key worker for specific children and young people
* Promoting positive outcomes for children and young people who are being supported in the areas of staying safe, being healthy and enjoying and taking part in activities.
* Completing and maintaining administrative records as required by the home

For this exciting but challenging role the ideal candidates must

* Be highly motivated, enthusiastic and able to offer a focused approach to the young people being cared for.
* Ideally have NVQ3 caring for children and young people or equivalent
* Have experience in working with children and young people or experience of working with children and young people
* Be able to work a shift pattern of 1 day on 2 days off - working hours are 8am -11pm plus sleep in
* Have the dedication and commitment to making a difference to the lives of the children and young people who are living in a residential home.
* Be aged 21 or over, hold a full UK driving licence and will require a full enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

The successful candidates will be rewarded with

* A full induction program
* Extensive training and support packages
* Sleep in allowance of GBP35.00 per sleep in
* Salary of between GBP17,500 and GBP19,000 is being offered dependent on experience and qualifications

If you feel you are the right person for this role and are committed to making a difference to the lives of young people please forward you CV to me

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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