Children's Residential Support Worker

£23,513 - £29,150 yearly
  • Physis Care
  • Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK
  • Jan 11, 2023
Full time Childcare

Job Description

This really is an exciting opportunity to join the Physis Team as a Therapeutic Support Worker. Physis Care offer comprehensive residential care, education and therapy to children and young people who have experienced or are at high risk of exploitation.

Our dedicated staff team offer therapeutic and nurturing support to empower young people to maximise their opportunities and aspirations.

What’s in it for you?

Pay

  • Salary from: £23,513 - £29,150
  • Plus additional £65 per night sleep-inpayments which could increase your salary by an additional £3,000- £4,000 per year.
  • Company Pension Scheme

Benefits

  • Long service rewards, bonus schemes and enhanced overtime pay
  • Your birthday off (fully paid)
  • Employee assistance, death in service, 20% off legal services
  • Financial rewards for recommendations
  • Personal benefits, for example contributions towards gym membership, breakdown cover or medical expenses

Career Progression

  • Ongoing professional training & development
  • Opportunity to progress within the company

About you…

The experience and knowledge we are looking for from the Therapeutic Support Worker include -

  • Level 3 QCF Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent) is essential
  • Driver’s licence
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs within a residential setting

What’s Involved?

  • To know, understand, implement, and model the Physis Model of Therapeutic Care to provide a safe, caring environment to enable the emotional, social, and educational development of children, through individual attention and group activities.
  • To work as part of a team under the direction of the Registered Manager (RM) to ensure that our young people receive the highest standards of therapeutic care to develop to their full potential.
  • At all times to promote the safeguarding and welfare of the children.

Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Any unspent conviction/cautions should be declared at the point of application. Any adult cautions (simple or conditional) or spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 should also be declared.