Therapeutic Support Worker – Villa Farm

Hillcrest Villa Farm House is a 5 bed residential children’s home offering care and support to children aged 7-13 years with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. Set in a delightful rural setting, a few miles from Wolverhampton, Stafford and Telford.

Ofsted Comment

‘All the children enjoy a particularly high standard of care. Staff focus on the individual needs of each child. Each child receives consistent support that makes them feel safe.’

The service specialises in preparing children for moving on to foster care.

Job Summary and Duties

As a Support Worker you will provide daily, quality care and support to children and young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD / SEMH). Following a thorough 2 week induction and training programme, your duties would include:

  • Organising and participating in a variety of off-site activities
  • Promoting independence in the home, developing domestic and personal life skills
  • transporting our children to school and appointments
  • documenting all children’s activities, reporting and recording key aspects of their care
  • completing sleep-in duties on a rota basis

Criteria/Key Skills Required

  • Be willing to train to Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Children or Young people) – funded by Outcomes Frist Group
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work with children with challenging behaviour
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends

Please apply on line now or simply send your CV to SEMHmidlandsrecruitment@hillcrest-co.uk for further information.

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

 

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