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Children’s Residential Care Worker (Therapeutic Care Practitioner)

Salary: £28,145.00- £29,120.00 per annum

Hours: Full time permanent position, 37.5 hours per week, operating on a flexible shift pattern including evenings, weekends, and an average of two sleeps per week (included in salary). Voluntary overtime available.

Location: Ashton Under- Lyne, OL6

Our aim is to transform the lives of children who may have experienced complex trauma and abuse. We are dedicated to ensuring that all children are cared for in a stable and nurturing environment. We want motivated and child-centred individuals to join us as we continue to make a difference to the children in our care.

All our staff are professionally qualified or working towards a qualification in therapeutic skills to enable them to meet the children emotional and welfare needs.

You will be a valued member of our team, and we will ensure that you receive the training, support and guidance required to undertake your role... Aspirational candidates will be pleased to hear that there are lots of opportunities for progression.

The successful candidate will:

Want to work as part of a team to safeguard and care for children.

Help maintain daily routine and boundaries.

Support children to attend school and participate in activities.

Enjoy working collaboratively with all colleagues.

Be resilient, positive, and self-motivated.


It would be desirable if you had experience of working in a children's home, but we would consider all applicants based on their individual merit.

Candidates with a Level 3 or equivalent in Children & Young People are preferred.

Ideally hold a Full UK Driving Licence

If you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team, please ‘Apply now'


We offer a highly competitive rate of pay and access to a career pathway including access to professional qualifications.

Comprehensive training, professional development opportunities and the support of senior colleagues.

An attendance bonus every 3 months, totalling £400 per annum (payable, after successful probation)

Pension Scheme with the Peoples pension

Holidays - 28 days (inclusive of bank holidays)

Mileage allowance

Staff referral scheme - Up to £1000 bonus for staff referral, after successful completion of probation

Enrolment on the Simply health cash back scheme which includes dental, optical and health plans

Free access to well-being initiatives

Free on-site Parking

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. We promote an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, and we value diversity. Treating people fairly, with dignity and respect is at the heart of what we do.

If you're interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail, please call us on 0161 511 0882 or email sophie.silcock@yourchapter.co.uk
Ashton-under-Lyne United Kingdom


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