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Children's Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Salary: £16600 - £18700 per annum + additional sleep-in rates
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 28-10-2017
  • Sector: Support Work, Private & Voluntary, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002993_1509171917

Fantastic opportunity for children's support workers to join a residential care provider in Gloucestershire for young girls and adolescents. This residence provides support for young individuals who may have been subject to sexual exploitation and abuse, consequently suffering from emotional behaviour difficulties (EBD).

You will be a resilient and dedicated individual looking to provide the highest standard of support. You will be able to handle challenging behaviour and have a therapeutic, child-centred approach to care. This organisation prides themselves on offering a tailor-made range of psychological support for each individual.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary plus additional sleep-in rate
  • Forward-thinking and dedicated management team
  • Access to further qualifications and training on relevant psychological issues
  • Central location close to Gloucester city

The Role:

  • Ensuring a safe environment and protecting the welfare of the young people
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with the young people, promoting their self-efficacy
  • Interpreting and responding appropriately to a range of emotions and behaviours
  • Adapting and responding positively to changing patterns and work situations
  • Effectively working within a team and participating in its effective functioning
  • Communicating effectively with children and young people, families and external agencies

Requirements:

  • Experience working with children and young people
  • A willingness to provide exceptional support for vulnerable young people
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings and sleep-ins
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Suitable for young person's support workers aspiring to leave a positive, lasting impact on children's lives by providing outstanding support.

For more information and to be considered for this role please contact Kiri O'Leary on 0118 948 5555 or click apply!