Therapeutic Care Worker in Kent

£19000 - £22000 per annum + 40 days annual leave + Masters degree
Dec 04, 2017
Jan 03, 2018
Liam Birtwhistle
Jobseeker Type
Entry Level and Graduate
Organization Type
Non-Profit and Associations
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you aiming for excellence in your career? Want something where progression is thriving and at a high standard? Previous experience in residential care of children?
If so then this opportunity is for you. The role itself is working with a well known charity to improve the state of life for children who have had a traumatic past and have emotional and behavioural difficulties. The charity is big on training and progression internally, with an amazing scheme to develop your experience and knowledge with core modules and courses of children's psychotherapy to enable you to climb your wanted career pathway.
During your training and development you will have the opportunity to start and complete a Masters Degree in Child Psychotherapy; the degree it self is paid for by the charity and is completed during working hours; with this prestigious qualification in the bag you will be able to become a qualified Child psychotherapist further progressing your career. Not only do they offer a Masters for progression but also internal progression for deputy team leaders, team leaders and management, this is due to internal progression of staff already there.
The job itself is to make sure a therapeutic approach for promoting the wellbeing of children. Aiding them with day to day life, education, special needs and anything else that will ensure they are in a safe and nurturing environment so they can reach there upmost potential
What you need
Strong communication and listening skills to be able to understand and empathise with not only the children but colleagues and management too. A desire to learn, hone and develop your skills within the residential setting. Previous experience of at least one year in children with behavioural issues, autism, Asperger's, emotional difficulties or special educational needs is essential and would be beneficial if you have experience previously within a children's residential setting.
Your desire to develop and help children through support needs to be at the highest level, this could include coming up with new activities to further develop children, this will be done by working very closely with a already accredited Child Psychotherapist.
The salary itself is very generous compared to other similar roles and they focus on ensuring your progression is effective and to a high standard.
Other benefits include
40 days' annual leave, health benefits, life assurance and the opportunity to become a qualified child psychotherapist, relocation package considered for the right candidate. Nutritious healthy meals included for you and also to ensure a welcoming home environment for the children who live there.
How to apply and enquiries

For an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Liam Birtwistle on 0207 940 2100 or email your CV to ensuring that you provide a contact number for me to reach you.