Therapeutic Care Worker

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:

• 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 01242505415, alternatively email

  • Rate: £17.1k per year + Sleep Ins And Overtime
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Safehands Recruitment
  • Contact: Lisa Clyne
  • Tel: 01242505415
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000000011
  • Posted: 2016-10-14 14:50:37 -

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