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Therapeutic Support Worker

  • Salary: £10 - £12 per hour
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 23-03-2018
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003873_1521814922

We have an opportunity for a Residential Support Worker, working with a specialist provider who care for vulnerable children and young people in a residential setting based in Bracknell.

The provider specialises in supporting young males who display sexually harmful behaviour and are renowned for the holistic and therapeutic approach they use to care for these vulnerable children and young people.

As the Support Worker, you will be influential in improving the lives of vulnerable young people. Support Workers are imperative in providing a safe and caring environment for all the residents and providing a positive role model for all young people.

What's on Offer

  • Pay from £10 - £12 per hour
  • Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-11:00pm
  • Waking Nights and Sleep in's
  • Full time hours available
  • Training and Development Opportunities

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 1-1 Support sessions
  • Supporting and Promoting life skills
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Encouraging positive behaviour
  • Improving life skills and supporting around meal times, homework and other daily activities

As a Support Worker you must have

  • NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young Peoples Workforce/Caring for Children and Young People/Residential Childcare
  • Resilient character due to residents challenging behaviour
  • 12 months experience in a residential children's home
  • Strong understanding of young people and the issues and behaviours they struggle with
  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings and sleep ins

I am keen to speak with Support Workers who are experienced in the field, or candidates looking to take a positive step towards career development.

For more information and to be considered for this support worker role please contact Emily Game at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555 or click apply.