Therapeutic Support Worker - Children's Residential Home

  • Care Perspectives Ltd
  • Erdington, Birmingham, UK
  • 29 May, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Therapeutic Support Worker - Children’s Residential Home
Locations: Erdington, Birmingham

Make a difference to Children in our Care: Do you have at least 1 years’ experience is a Residential Care setting, maybe in an adult’s settings where your skills gained to date are transferrable and you just fancy moving into a children’s home setting, or you have experience in an Education setting. We could put you through the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) and if completed within the agreed timescale you could earn £1000 bonus.
Our new home in Erdington, Birmingham is within the local community supporting up to 3 young people with Emotional, Behavioural Difficulties.

  • 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 bonus upon completion of Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) within the agreed timescale.
  • £1000 refer a friend scheme (paid on completion of their probation)

Hours: Average 40 hours per week (1 on, 2 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:

Are you looking for a more meaningful and rewarding role. We are URGENTLY seeking positive minded, responsible, & caring people to join our fantastic team.

As a Therapeutic Support Worker, you will carry out an essential and varied role to provide the individual support required by the children and young people in our care. You will support the children & young people to appointments and other fun activities, deliver personal care, undertake household tasks, 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 start or continue your career in children's 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

· Flexible and hardworking

· Confident team player

· Kind and caring

· Driving Licence (essential to have full licence)

Qualification & Experience

  • Experience in Residential childcare (preferred, but not essential)
  • Hold a Diploma Level 3 in diploma for residential childcare or equivalent (preferred, but not essential)

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

  • Dedicated learning and development programmes including achieving a fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare
  • £1000 bonus upon completion of Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) within the agreed timescale.
  • 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.


23,800 - 25,300 DOE + Sleep ins at £60 per night