Residential Child Care Workers [England]
Shifts: Days, Nights or Bank (Please state on application)
Locations: T(TS21), (TS18), (TS21)
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary Scale £22,500 per annum Plus £1,500 per annum for permanent night shift enhancement
Spark of Genius operates small therapeutic residential homes for young people with Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in England. We also educate young people who cannot sustain a mainstream educational placement. In this, we employ a 24-hour approach to the curriculum, providing continual support and guidance for our young people.
We are currently seeking experienced Residential Child Care Workers with a passion for working with young people. We also have an increased requirement for Bank Workers across our services in order to maintain a service to the vulnerable young people we care for in the current situation. Bank work offers flexibility around your other commitments.
Applicants should be committed individuals with the ability to provide an inclusive, inspiring, living environment for our young people. The position will involve working with small groups of young people aged 8-18, experiencing a variety of complex needs/parenting experiences. Candidates must have the experience or transferable skills for this role as well as an understanding of working with complex needs. Ideally candidates would have experience of Residential Care and/or Social Work although if you do not necessarily have the experience for the role, however, have the passion for working with our young people and feel you have transferable skills and qualities to do so, we would like to hear from you.
Successful candidates should have experience of working with children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and be working towards, or willing to work towards a QCF level 3 in Children and Young people workforce or equivalent.
If you have applied previously and were unsuccessful, we would like to hear from you again if you feel you have gained new skills or experience.
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