Therapeutic Care Worker

Recruiter
Safehands Recruitment Limited
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am recruiting for Support Worker vacancies for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Gloucester Area. You will be working as part of a reputable organisation specialising working with children where training and development is provided. You will play an integral part of a multi- professional team caring for children and young adults aged between 6-16 years with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. NVQ training is available up to and including Level 4. This is a full time permanent vacancy paying ??17100 pa with up to 27 days annual leave per year. Working hours include earlies and lates on a rota basis including weekdays and weekends 0730-1630 and 1600-2330 and contracted sleep ins. Responsibilities of Therapeutic Care Worker: ??? Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self help and independence inline with care plans??? Assisting the administration of medication??? Supporting the clients education including attending school and completing homework??? Assisting with domestic duties??? Working closely with teaching staff, social workers and external professionals in a professional manner??? Supporting clients to access the community??? Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner??? Undertake regular sleep in duties??? Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments??? Attend and contribute to team meetings??? Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner??? To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company polices and procedures??? Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients??? Maintain confidentiality at all times??? Report any concerns that may indicate safety and well being is being compromised??? To undertake all mandatory training inline with company policies and procedures Person Specification for Therapeutic Care Worker: ??? Due to the location of the business and shift patterns, all applicants must hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicles??? Staff must be flexible with shift patterns??? You must be confident and competent when support clients with challenging behaviour??? Training to NVQ standard would be advantageous but not essential as training is provided??? Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential??? All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing??? This is a full time permanent vacancy based within the Gloucestershire area Additional information: Benefits??? Discount child care vouchers??? Bonus' based on attendance??? Sleep ins paid at an hourly rate??? Access to National Diploma level 3??? Access to fantastic career progression If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call Lisa Clyne on , alternatively email