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Residential Practitioner

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    £32482 - £35051 per annum

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    Nicola Thomas

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Would you like to step in to kickstart your career in Social Care or continue your existing journey working with children? We have an exciting opportunity for passionate and dedicated people who want to help change young people`s lives. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.

We have an exciting career opportunity to work with one of our key clients based in Leeds. This is a secure environment that supports the individual needs of the children and young people in their care. Providing placements for ages 10 -18 years old with full residential care, educational facilities, and healthcare provision.

You will have a minimum 2 years' experience of working with young people and a Level 3 qualification in Children and Young People or equivalent is advantageous.

Pay and Benefits

  • Basic Pay - £26,421 (Average earning including Secure Allowance £32,482)
  • Hours - Average 37 hours per week. A mixture of early and late shifts and sleep-ins.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Help to create a safe, stimulating, and caring environment for young people.
  • Build trusting relationships, understanding young people's needs and interests.
  • Provide primary care that is responsive to individual needs.
  • Manage behaviour and develop strategies for longer term progress.
  • Plan and organise activities to enhance young people's experiences day to day and for special occasions.
  • Nurture each child's personal development, their education and wider learning

You will need

  • A passion for working with children and young people
  • The ability to work in a challenging and changing environment
  • A resilient and "can do" mindset
  • The ability to build rapport quickly and work compassionately with our young people
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If this sounds like the role for you or if you would like to know more information and about other opportunities, then please apply now!


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