Up to £21000 per annum + £60 per sleep in shift
about 1 month ago
*** CAR DRIVERS ONLY ***
We are looking for enthusiastic Psychology Graduates to join a small independent Therapeutic Community in a rural setting in Wiltshire. You will be offering Residential Support to Children and Young People who have had a traumatic upbringing and display challenging behaviours.
The company is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All applicants are expected to share this commitment and as such, all successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.
This is a perfect opportunity for Psychology Graduates to gain valuable experience in working towards a career in the field of Psychology.
*** Must be willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 in Children's Residential ***
Salary: £21,000 per year including sleep ins (£60 per sleep in shift)
Shift Pattern: 1 on / 2 off
Week 1: Mon, Thurs, Sun
Week 2: Weds, Sat
Week 3: Tues, Fri
Shifts are 24hr sleep in shifts - 07:30 - 07:30
- Previous experience in working with young people with challenging behaviours is an advantage.
- A Psychology Graduate with an interest in therapeutic behaviours.
- Must be interested in supporting Young People in a therapeutic way.
- At least 22 years of age due to the age of the young people you will support.
- Must be a car driver with a Full/Clean UK manual driving licence.
- £60 per sleep in.
- 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays).
- Additional on the job training.
- Help through qualifications.
The community offer a comprehensive, integrated programme of Residential, Educational and Therapeutic support for girls aged 9 to 17 years with profound and multiple needs in terms of their emotional, psychological and attachment development. They have developed consistently successful programmes for working with girls who present difficult to manage or chaotic behaviours- which may have been triggered by a number of factors which may include; self-harm, abuse, sexual exploitation, dysfunctional and/or destructive family patterns. The organisation helps girls to gain some awareness of how their experiences have resulted in a sense of chaos and confusion, culminating in an awareness of non- integration with themselves and alienation from society and promotes self-belief, confidence, motivation, trust, openness and resourcefulness. They work with young people, their families and other organisations to identify methods of working that understand, develop and change behaviours.
- Ensuring the safety of the service users and maintaining an up to date knowledge of each individual's; care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
- Assisting young people who use the service to get involved in a range of new opportunities, experiences and activities, these include going to the gym, swimming, shopping and other outdoor activities.
- Creating and encouraging good relationships and communication with the people who use the service.
- Ability to work and adhere to the guidelines of Safeguarding Children and Young People and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 document.
- Be passionate about making a difference to the young people residing at the community.
- Supporting with all aspects of personal care.
- Supporting taxing behaviours safely and sympathetically.
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