Children's Residential Support Worker

Posted 23 February by Talentspa

Children’s Residential Support Worker

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £16,500 - £19,000 per annum (dependant on experience and qualification). Each sleep shift will be paid at the rate of £60.00

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Are you a warm, caring person with good listening skills?

Do you want a challenging, but rewarding career?

Are you professional/passionate and willing to invest in changing the lives of children for the better?

Who are our client?

Our client is a social enterprise offering "clinically informed practice" through the medium of education, fostering and residential care. Their objective is to enhance the psychological health of children within the care system. Their Restorative Parenting Recovery Programme is a therapeutic re-parenting programme which focuses on addressing the emotional, behavioural, social and developmental needs of the child. Their approach sets them apart from standard residential child care providers in that it is clinically informed in every aspect of the child’s lived therapeutic experience with the specific aim of helping traumatised children achieve psychological wellbeing.

What does the Children’s Residential Support Worker role entail?

  • As a valued member of their team, you will be re-parenting children aged between 4 and 12 who have suffered from trauma.
  • You will be supporting and caring for children who can display complex and challenging behaviours in our therapeutic residential care home by meeting their social, emotional, cultural and educational needs.
  • The post holder will also assist in the day to day running of the home including domestic duties and paperwork/record keeping working closely with onsite senior therapeutic parents, clinical and education teams to provide tailored psychological recovery programmes for each child.
  • A therapeutic, safe, healthy and homely environment will need to be in place at all times to meet Ofsted’s Quality Standards.

What will the Children’s Residential Support Worker get in return?

  • Extensive in house training and be supported throughout to develop your career.
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension scheme.
  • Competitive rates of pay.

Our client encourages you to take advantage of the many opportunities and resources available to you so that you can progress your professional career. Setting them apart from standard residential care providers is how their approach is clinically informed in every aspect of the child’s live therapeutic experience in both the residential and education environment. Our client's unique Continuous Professional Development Programme ‘Restorative Parenting Recovery Programme’ will equip you to deliver real purposeful and life enhancing psychological recovery helping traumatised children achieve psychological wellbeing. The clinical programme is encompassed in the ‘Healing Child Trauma through Restorative Parenting’, co-written by their Managing Director, Dr Chris Robinson.

If you feel that you can make a difference to a child’s future by being a positive role model, then our client want to hear from you!  

They advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment as they reserve the right to remove the job role once they have received sufficient applications.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Barring Services (DBS) Disclosure

Reference: 34545203

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