Supporting young people in a therapeutic community where individualised plans are provided to support the young people to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but unlike any other due to the truly unique nature of the setting. You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun!
We have a fantastic opportunity for Senior Therapeutic Care Workers to join a team that is only one of only a handful in the UK, that supports young people with harmful sexualised behaviours. The home is a centre of excellence for young males who have exhibited inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviours.
The aim of the service is to reduce, and prevent the cycle of abuse by helping young people to both recover from their own underpinning trauma, but also to acknowledge and address their own sexual behaviours.
**Due to the nature of the job and the activities involved, we are only able to consider applicants who have a full drivers licence and a car**
Salary: £21,269 - £22,038
Hours: Two shift patterns, 3 week rolling rota 8am - 11pm / 3pm - 11pm
40 hours per week and no sleep shifts!
- No sleep in duties required
- Rolling rota pattern to maintain a work life balance
- 28 days holiday rising with service
- Incremental pay scale and annual pay review
- Specialist staff training and development
- 3% Contributory pension
- Loyalty and long service awards
- Regular whole community and team days and celebration events
- Staff team support groups
- Individual clinical supervision
About the Role
As a Senior Therapeutic Care Worker, you will be key in supporting the senior management in coordinating activities on shift, whilst also helping young people with complex needs. This is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.
- To be responsible for coordinating shifts in the absence of, or when delegated by a manager
- To coordinate shifts, managing and supporting staff ensuring their operation of good working practice.
- To be involved in the direct delivery of services to the young people in accordance with the aims of the company.
- To assist the Management team in providing the highest possible standards of care guidance, support and protection for the young people and cooperate fully with colleagues.
- To carry out any of the practical tasks outlined on individual job lists.
- Record keeping and administration as required to include supporting with auditing and maintenance of children’s files.
- To be constantly vigilant on health and safety matters and to share concerns of the same immediately with line management.
- To complete mandatory and regulatory training as required by and provided by the organisation
- Offer ideas & organise stimulating activities and new experiences to enable poorly motivated young people to achieve.
Full UK manual drivers licence and access to vehicle
Minimum age of 22 due to the needs of the Young People
NVQ / QCF Level 3 in Children and Young People
Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people?
If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.
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