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Bank Therapeutic Support Worker, Children’s Residential - Hillcrest Stoke-on-Trent Services

Salary:
£8.44 per hour
Location:
Stoke-On-Trent
Company:
OUTCOMES FIRST GROUP

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Hillcrest Children’s Services is a national provider of high-quality therapeutic care and education to children and young people aged 5-19 years with Social, Emotional and Mental health difficulties (SEMH). The service offers a holistic environment to our children which takes into account the values of group living whilst also considering the individual needs of all our residents and day students.

Hillcrest Children’s Services is a national provider of specialist therapeutic children’s homes and schools for boys and girls with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH). Our services offer a stable, secure and supportive environment, in which the children and young people we care for can develop the skills and confidence necessary to help them fulfil their potential.

Hillcrest Services are currently recruiting for a Bank Therapeutic Support Worker to join the group working within the Staffordshire area; are locations are based in and around:

  • Stoke-On-Trent
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme
Job Summary and Duties

Working as a Bank Therapeutic Support Worker you will join an established, experienced care organisation. As part of the Bank team you will be called at short notice to cover annual leave, training and sickness along with other various needs of the company. This is the perfect role for someone who cannot commit fully to a set amount of hours each week but is passionate and holds experience in supporting Children & Young People with challenging behaviours.

This role is offered on a bank contract and will give you the flexibility to choose your hours against our shift availability.

Following a thorough induction and a mandatory training programme (which will be completed alongside other new starters within the company), your duties will include:

  • Supporting, mentoring and educating in the day to day activities and for their emotional and social needs
  • Developing personal and practical skills to enhance independent living
  • Positive engagement to encourage our children and young adults in their development
  • Reporting and recording key aspects of care and developing your professional skills as part of the on-going development
  • Managing complex behaviour that can be challenging
Key Skills Required
  • Hold or be willing to work towards the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Child Care or equivalent qualification
  • Ability to provide consistent and structured approach to the care and support you provide
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Previous experience working with children and young adults with challenging behaviour
  • Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends
  • Hold a Full UK Driving Licence

Please apply online now or call 01789 767800 Option 2 for Recruitment for further information.

Please also note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications 

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care are therefore his post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

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