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Young Futures

Children & Young People's Residential Practitioners

Job Type

Permanent

Region

UK

Salary

Location

£27,400 to £29,000

Posted Date

25 June 2024

UK

Closing Date

7 July 2024

Can you make a BIG difference to young people in care? We are keen to employ THREE part-time Practitioners.

The setting is an all-female Children's Home for 13-to-17-year-olds.

Ideal candidates will join a strong team of Practitioners who put love and kindness into everything they do.

We are passionate about learning and development and committed to providing an outstanding experience for all staff.

Part-time Practitioners work two 12-hr shifts pw. One shift Monday to Friday plus either a Saturday or a Sunday shift. You will also need to be available for meetings, training, and group thinking space – these take place on Fridays from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The total number of working hours is 27 hrs pw.

Please read the FAQ paper for more info and/or call the telephone number below.

Do you have?

Some experience of working with children and/or young people - e.g. mentoring, coaching, teaching.
Key qualities that enable good relationships – e.g. warmth, kindness, humour.
Strong values and a commitment to inclusion.
An ability to understand, recognise and respond appropriately to risk.
Ambition matched with a desire for professional development.

You will collaborate on plans to support their health, education, social, and day-to-day needs including the promotion of sports, culture and arts activities and interests. This is an important and significant role in helping children, who have experienced adversity in early life, thrive and fulfil their potential.

Please note that only women are eligible to apply for the Residential Practitioner position at our all-female unit, under Section 7(2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

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