Therapeutic Support Worker - Children's Residential Home

  • Care Perspectives Ltd
  • Bilston WV14, UK
  • 29 May, 2024
Permanent

Job Description

Therapeutic Support Worker - Children’s Residential Home
Locations: Bilston, WV14

Make a difference to Children in our Care: Do you have your Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare, and looking for a new challenge in a new home, if so, we have the role for you.

Our Children's home in Bilston is a residential home in the local community supporting up to 3 young people with a EBD.

  • Salary: £23,800 to £25,300
  • Sleep ins paid at £60 with a potential of earning £28,120 - £29,620 if you completed an average of 6 sleeps ins a month
  • £1000 refer a friend scheme (paid on completion of their probation)

Hours: Average 40 hours per week (2 ON, 4 OFF day rota)

Contract: Permanent

About us: Care Perspectives is a specialist provider of care and support to children & young people who have complex mental health disorders, learning disabilities, and emotional and behavioural difficulties. Since we established, we have worked tirelessly to develop services to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children & young people, creating services that nurture independence.

Job Summary:

As a Therapeutic Support Worker, you will provide:

  • You will carry out an essential and varied role to provide the individual support required by the children and young people in our care, complete relevant paperwork, and where appropriate administer medication.
  • You will create positive relationships with the children & young people, meeting their needs and always safeguarding them

This is a great opportunity to continue your career in care, working as part of a dedicated team committed to help make a difference. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, where children and young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Essential Skills

· Excellent communication

· Basic computer skills are essential
· Flexible and hardworking

· Confident team player

· Kind and caring

· Driving Licence

Qualification & Experience

  • Experience in Residential childcare

Why join us:
Here are just some of the benefits of working for us:

  • Enhanced sleep-in rates £60 (where applicable)
  • Rewarding work helping our Children and young people reach their potential in their daily lives
  • Friendly, small passionate teams with supportive working environments
  • Career development opportunities to help you reach your own personal development
  • Competitive salary including opportunities for additional hours
  • We offer a structured 2-week induction programme including face to face training, online modules, shadow shifts
  • Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics
  • Free DBS check
  • Free parking
  • Free meals on shift (residential homes only)
  • Recommend a friend referral scheme with financial rewards
  • Pension scheme

In return, we offer a rewarding career with opportunities for progression in a fast-growing organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, staff development, retention, and inclusion.

Interested? Call our Recruitment Team now for an informal chat on 0121 289 6482 or apply now

Please note this vacancy may close at any time therefore early submission of your application is therefore encouraged. You will be required to complete our Employment Application form.

Care Perspectives are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children & young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

Salary

Up to 29,620 *Salary DOE and including 6 sleep ins per month