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    £26421 - £32419 per annum + enhancements & secure allowance

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    26 days ago

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Residential Practitioner
Children and Young People
Leeds City Council
Location: Leeds -Rothwell and Morley
Salary: £26,421.00 - £28,770.00 (pro rata for part-time)
Potential Earnings: £29,817 - £32,419 (including enhancements)

About you As a Residential Practitioner you will bring to the role: a good standard of literacy and numeracy, with basic computer literacy.
Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care (or equivalent), or commitment to achieving the qualification within a reasonable period (we pay the course fees).

Recent experience supporting children or young people with additional emotional/behavioural issues - this may be from employment, volunteering, student placements or personal life.
excellent communication and listening skills, teamwork and emotional intelligence. flexibility to work shifts including weekends, bank holidays and nights.

About the role
As a Residential Practitioner based in one of our children's homes, you'll be part of a supportive team which has your wellbeing and professional development at heart.
You'll create a safe, caring living environment and build positive, trusting relationships with children and young people.
Responsive to individual's needs, you'll nurture each child's personal development, their education and wider learning.

There's no greater job satisfaction than seeing the difference you make every day to the lives of children and young people.
Basic salary £26,421.00 rising incrementally to £28,770.00 (pro rata for part time) In addition, enhancements are paid for unsocial hours and sleeping in duties.
Time and a half is paid for weekend working (if applicable)
This can potentially take the salary to a combined amount of £29,817 - £32,419 based on full time hours.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you


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