Therapeutic Care Worker

Sleep Ins And Overtime
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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 (Apply online only) and (Apply online only) 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:

* 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 (Apply online only), alternatively email