Do you possess a Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (or equivalent) or working towards it? Do you have experience of working with children and young people? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.
OwnLife Group is looking to appoint a Residential Practitioner / Support Worker to join our team. Reporting to the manager, you will be responsible for safeguarding and promoting young people s welfare in accordance with the Children s Homes Regulations (2015) and Quality Standards. This role is offered on a full time and permanent contract or bank (zero hours) contract.
If you believe you can thrive in this role and can play a real part in the growth of children and young people placed in our care, click Apply Now.
The key responsibilities of a Residential Practitioner / Support Worker, but are not limited to:
OwnLife Group is an independent organisation committed to providing children and young people with a caring environment in which they can achieve independence and fulfil their personal goals. We have a number of residential homes, semi-independent and outreach units across South East London. Our name reflects our aim which is to inspire the children and young people placed in our care to own and take control of their own lives . Young people are most likely to realise these goals if they are treated with respect and dignity and share with their carers, high expectations for the future.
We believe our staff deserve the same quality of life and we ensure this by supporting them so that they, in turn, can support the young people in their care and their own families at the same time.
The key skills and qualities of a Residential Practitioner / Support Worker:
OwnLife Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.
If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward-thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.