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Job Title: Therapeutic Children's Residential Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cranfield
Salary: £23979 - £25267/annum
Company: CV-Library
Category: Social Care
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Job Description: A great opportunity to provide therapeutic residential support to children who have suffered trauma. These positions will suit people who are energetic with a positive outlook, and aspire to supporting children and young people through their journey to being confident, independent and happy adults. If you enjoy taking part and engaging young people in activities and sports and can bring qualities of empathy, care and resilience then we would love to hear from you.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Therapeutic Children's Residential Support Worker your main duties and responsibilities will be:

To actively participate in the development of a therapeutic environment and ensure that the highest standards of care are provided for each young person
To be a key worker to specific children and participate in the primary care and support for all children and young people with the home
To maintain a high standard of record keeping and report writing
To participate in the development of individual risk assessments, behaviour support and treatment plans
To contribute to care planning, participating in reviews and other meetings as required, and to assist in the implementation of care plans
To be alert to signs of distress or abuse, and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected following safeguarding procedures
Candidate Requirements

Full driving licence
Willing to be considered for a role based in any one of this organisation's homes which are in various locations in Bedfordshire
Able to work long-day 16 hour shifts (totalling 39 hours per week on average) and an average of two sleep ins per week
A passion for working with disadvantaged children to improve their life chances
Resilience to be able to firmly and fairly manage challenging behaviour and promote positive behaviour
Salary and benefits

£23,979 to £25,267 per year
Excellent, week long induction and ongoing training in therapeutic childcare
Funding and support to attain a Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare
Staff recognition awards
Genuine career development opportunities through to senior and managerial levels as this organisation develops its service in Bedfordshire

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