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Date Added: Wed 10/07/2024

Specialist Child Care Worker

Tarleton, PR4, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £26000 - £28000/annum bonuses

Specialist Child Care Worker
We are currently recruiting for: Specialist Childcare Workers
Hours of work: 40 hours per week (both full time and part time roles available)
Location: Hesketh Bank
Experience with Children not essential but preferred all applicants will be considered, based on Attitude and Merit.
The Role:
The positiuon offers a psychologically informed, therapeutic environment to support young people with complex trauma based behaviour. The service will provide three components, which include residential care, an education offer and a health offer
We are currently recruiting for specialist childcare workers who will:
Work as part of a staff team, on a 24 hour rota, 7 days a week, working with children and young people in a children's residential home.
Assist the Leadership Team in ensuring all aspects of the Children's Homes Regulations including the Quality Standards are implemented and adhered to.
Deliver care that is formulation driven: to participate in the development of psychological formulations based on trauma and adverse childhood understandings that inform and direct care provision.
Support young people to be kept safe through the relationships they form with staff, rather than physical restrictions. To use models of complex relational care, in order to prepare young people for progression to fulfilling adult lives.
The Person:
The successful applicant will:
Hold a Level 3 Diploma for residential childcare (or equivalent) or be willing to work towards this
Demonstrate a commitment to support and care for vulnerable and traumatised young people
Engage in good child care practice
Recognise and set limits of behaviour and provide controls to traumatised and vulnerable young people.
Handle emotional and physical conflict.
Respond quickly and appropriately to crisis situations and to use initiative
Understand the needs of children and young people
Understand the stages of child development, attachment and impact of trauma
What we offer:
Salary Range - £26,000 - £22800 per year
Corporate Healthcare cover via Medicash
Group Personal Pension Scheme
Life Assurance Scheme
30 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave
Occupational Sickness Scheme
Access to offers and discounts
Recommend a friend scheme
Values Awards
A comprehensive induction programme with ongoing training and development
Regular supervisions and annual appraisal scheme
Career Progression opportunities
Enhanced DBS check which is fully paid for by ourselves and maintained on the DBS update service
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £28,628 - £29,163 per year
Casual dress
Company pension
Employee discount
Free parking
Gym membership
Life insurance
On-site parking
Referral programme
Sick pay
Supplemental pay types:
Performance bonus
Yearly bonus
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