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Do you have experience working with or raising children? Love teenagers, and want to make a positive impact on their lives?
We're looking for people just like you to work in our Residential Care team as Social Care Practitioners.
Place of work: Wirral, Merseyside
Salary: Unqualified position - £22,500 - £24,500 Qualified position - £24,500 - £29,000
Job terms: Full-time, permanent (4 x 9h shifts, split between early, late, and waking night)
Part-time applications will be considered
As Juno's Social Care Practitioner, you will provide day-to-day care for children and young people living with us. You will quickly establish trusting relationships and support people in our care with their education, shared activities and their overall wellbeing.
We will provide all necessary training and plenty of support, so you feel confident in the role. If you demonstrate an aptitude for the work, this could be your career – we’ll fund you to get a Diploma and then a Foundation Degree.
Your responsibilities will include:
Working effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure consistent quality of care
Organising, participating in and planning shared activities and interests with children to nurture their wellbeing, learning and growth
Working flexibly to meet changing demands and being willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities to ensure the safe day-to-day running of the home
Taking responsibility for ensuring the health and safety of children, the workforce and visitors to the home by maintaining a clean, safe and welcoming environment
What benefits do we offer?
You’ll get plenty of holidays - 27 days+
We will provide therapeutic coaching & mental health support, and will be committed to your ongoing learning and development
You’ll have broader leadership development opportunities as Juno grows and opens new homes across Liverpool City Region
You’ll get a good workplace pension and above-average pay
You’ll be supported by a core team committed to improving the quality of care in the UK
Who are we looking for?
We are most interested in who you are as a person. We are looking for people from diverse backgrounds, who personify our values. People who are loving, compassionate, clever and creative.
We need individuals who can build supportive relationships with children (mainly teenagers) and will be good advocates and role models for them.
Requirements for the role include:
1 year of voluntary or paid experience working with 10-20 year olds
An understanding of how to keep children safe and protect them from abuse, neglect, exploitation or other types of harm
Literacy and numeracy skills to be able to maintain accurate records, manage petty cash, write reports and achieve qualifications
Willingness to obtain Enhanced DBS clearance
Qualified position only: Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Residential Care (or equivalent - including teaching, child development, psychology degree etc.)
Extended deadline: 9 am, 2nd December 2022
Post to commence in February
Send your CV and answers to the following questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
What experience do you have of working with 10-20 year olds?
Do you have a UK driving licence?
Do you have the right to work in the UK?
Are you over 21?
What attracts you to working for Juno?
You will be invited to a short video call that will take place on the the 2nd of December;
If shortlisted, you will be invited to a full-day assessment event in Liverpool on the 13th of December;
If successful, you will be invited to a final stage interview.
Download the full job pack for further information:
Interested but not quite ready to apply?
Send us an email at Hello@wearejuno.org and we will keep your details on file for future roles, or help you otherwise.