therapeutic worker in reading

job type
£ 18,000 per year
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job details

reading, berkshire
job category
social care
job type
£ 18,000 per year
reference number
0203 870 6355
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job description

Therapeutic Support Worker

£21,000 - £27,000

Help support and guide young adults to make the right decisions.

Residential Support Worker required to help children that require emotional and behavioural support. This is a chance to join a dynamic team with the opportunity to work for a company that provides support with career progression and training tailored to your needs.

The company are particularly looking for a support worker that is driven to engage and provide positive support for the young people within the service.

Job Purpose -

* Help support children who have emotional behavioural difficulties and encourage their independence.
* Supporting children who may require support around the following: Emotional and behavioural difficulties, Drug and alcohol abuse, Broken families and Challenging behaviour, Autism, Learning disabilities
* Helping to build independence
* Working within a team to build and grow the children to take part in daily tasks
* Building bonds with the children to ensure ongoing, personal quality of provision
* Working with children that have extremely complex and significantly disturbed mental health concerns

Knowledge of -

* Understanding of EBD
* Challenging behaviour
* Safeguarding
* Working with varied ages throughout childhood ranging between 11- 18
* Health and safety
* Awareness of special complex needs
* Relevant statutory legislation
* Commitment to equal opportunities

Experience -

* Experience with challenging behaviour
* Working with children that have come from a variety of backgrounds such as: family crisis's, drug and alcohol abuse, broken families, sexual compromising.
* Previous experience with challenging behaviour
* This job requires a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check

Benefits -

* It is a very rewarding role as you can see the development of the service users
* Free training available throughout the year
* Two long days and one short day
* Excellent pay rates
* Fantastic opportunity to progress, With all staff given the opportunity to undertake the NVQ3 and senior care assistants given the opportunity to do the NVQ5

This is a fantastic opportunity for fully flexible candidates looking to help grow and develop individuals to be able to reach their aspirations.

For more information please contact Reiss, on 0203 870 6355.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations