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    £18963 - £22038 per annum

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    Alexandra Watts

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    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Watts

Are you enthusiastic, resilient, and motivated wanting to make a difference in the lives of young people? Would you love the opportunity to work as a Therapeutic Care Worker?

Supporting young people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially,emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor theyoung people, whilst having a whole lot of fun!

Getting paid to play football, computer games, and going to theme parks is certainly a perk of the job!!

We have an INCREDIBLE opportunity for Therapeutic Care Workers to join a well established Therapeutic Community based in Welshpool, supporting young people with harmful sexualised behaviours. The home is a centre of excellence for young males who have exhibited inappropriate or harmful sexual

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. The team is led by a Forensic Psychologist with a long background in both working with offenders and in therapeutic communities.

**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: £18,963 - £22,038 depending on experience & qualifications
Location: Welshpool, Powys
Hours: Full time permanent position, 3 week rolling rota, 8am - 11pm and 3pm - 11pm shift times.
No sleep in shifts required for this role.
Please note, if you have an NVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People, you are eligible to apply for a Senior Support Worker role!

As a Support Worker, you will be key in helping young people with complex needs. A Support Worker is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. As a Support Worker 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.

About the Role

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 co-operate 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 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.


● 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


Full U.K manual drivers licence and access to vehicle
Minimum age of 22 due to the needs of the Young People
No previous experience is necessary for this position as we offer full training and induction upon starting, we
are looking for the right values and traits for the service.

Apply Now

Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people
with Emotional Behavioural Disorders? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you.
Click the ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.


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