Children's Practitioner/Support Worker

20000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP24000/annum + excellent training and benefits
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a rewarding and exciting opportunity to become a Children's Practitioner/Support Worker in the Telford area of Shropshire? Do you want to finish your working day knowing you have encouraged the children and young people you support to achieve their goals and aspirations?

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading provider of therapeutic residential support for individuals aged 10 - 17 with complex needs. They offer safety and stability to all when they have nowhere else to turn.

As a Children's Practitioner/Support Worker, you will go the extra mile for each individual. You will be supporting them through all aspects of daily and educational life, including:

- Attending to their physical and emotional needs, through therapeutic support
- Involving them in all decisions that affect them, encouraging independence
- Supporting them through college or school
- Encouraging them to partake in social activities and pursue hobbies
- Offer ongoing support and enable them rather than doing

You will also show resilience, dedication to effectively support each individual through the good and the bad. You will have the passion to make every day count to boost positive outcomes for all.

You MUST also hold one of the following:
- NVQ Caring for Children and Young People Level 3
- Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care - Children and Young People
- Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce: Social Care Pathway
- Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England)
- Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care - Children and Young People for Wales and NI

What are the pay rates, hours and benefits?
- GBP17,675 - GBP19,675, plus GBP28.00 per sleep in
- Hours: 2 shifts on 8am - 11pm + sleep over then 4 days off (includes weekends on a rolling rota)
- Sick pay scheme, pension scheme, employee assistance programme
- Discount schemes, including discount from car leasing
- Excellent 3-week induction programme with fantastic training
- Ongoing support and professional development
- Funded opportunities to access Therapeutic Foundation Degree & other qualifications

A Children's Practitioner/Support Worker role is an extremely rewarding job and you will be joining a fantastic team, all highly qualified and dedicated who support each other. If you want to join please click on 'Apply' and we will contact you to discuss further