Therapeutic Support Worker

Posted 19 April 2024
Salary £28872 - £31472 per annum
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameGreg Smith

Job description

Do you have experience working with vulnerable young people in youth work, schools or social care? Or are you a graduate in Psychology, Young People or Mental Health? If yes, do you want to work with and have a direct influence on positive outcomes for the UK's most vulnerable children? Apply today!

If you have answered yes to any of the above, then please get in touch as we have an opportunity available with a leading Therapeutic Children's Home company who have services across the UK and are one of the most reputable in the sector.

On offer is a fully funded, industry accredited training programme which offers you an excellent specialist training in managing behaviours such as Trauma, Sexual Exploitation and Attachment Disorders on top of a Diploma Level 3 Residential Childcare. This role offers clear progression pathways from Support Worker into Managerial roles.

This is a role where you will be working with one of the most reputable care providers in the area and will benefit from ongoing training and support to ensure you have everything you need to become successful in the role.

Please note, this role will include working weekends, sleep overs, morning, and evenings so flexibility is required.

Benefits for the Therapeutic Support Worker include:

  • Salary between £28,872 - £31,472 (including sleeps)
  • Full-time contract
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Paid for DBS
  • Industry leading training program - up to Level 5 Leadership and Management
  • On-going progression opportunities
  • Pension, maternity and paternity benefits and more!

Responsibilities of the Therapeutic Support Worker:

  • Experience working as a Support Worker in a similar setting (including SEN or PRU schools, youth work, youth offending, children's social care - desirable as full training given)
  • Ensuring to help the children with their emotional, physical and developmental needs.
  • Display yourself as an appropriate role model
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, empathy and resilience
  • Encourage positive life experiences for the children
  • Strong experience building report
  • Strong experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and open manner
  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of others

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or alternatively for more information on this position please contact Gregory Smith at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or via email at