Do you have experience working in Children's Residential Care? We're looking for loving, brilliant people to work in our Residential Care team as Social Care Practitioners and Senior Social Care Practitioners.
With our first home open in Oxton, we are opening the second home in Wallasey this spring.
Place of work: Wirral, Merseyside
Social Care Practitioner - £12.82/h, £60 sleep rate (expected annual salary: £29,000) Senior Social Care Practitioner - £14.42/h, £60 sleep rate (expected annual salary: £33,000)
Job terms: Permanent; full-time or part-time;
1 on, 2 off shift pattern
Bank opportunities available
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 overall wellbeing.
We will provide all necessary training and plenty of support, so you feel confident in the role and fund professional education opportunities.
Your responsibilities will include:
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
If you join us as a Senior Social Care Practitioner, you will lead on shift, making informed decisions and supporting colleagues to develop their skills and knowledge
What benefits do we offer?
You’ll get plenty of holidays which increase with the length of service
If you do work on Bank holidays, we will compensate for these with an enhanced rate
We will provide therapeutic coaching & mental health support, and will be committed to your ongoing learning and development
You’ll get a good workplace pension, sick pay cover and above-average pay
Who are we looking for?
We are most interested in who you are as a person. We are looking for people who personify our values - people who are loving, compassionate, clever and creative.
We need individuals who can build supportive relationships with teenagers and will be good advocates and role models for them.
Requirements for the role include:
At least 1 year of experience working with 10-20-year-olds in Children's residential care
Driving licence (preferred)
Willingness to obtain Enhanced DBS clearance
Senior position only: Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Residential Care (or equivalent - including teaching, child development, psychology degree etc.)
Deadline: 5pm on the 26th of January
We are evaluating applicants as they come and will offer interviews throughout January
Fill in this form and we'll be in touch with you with next steps.
You will be invited to a short informal call to meet a member of the team and ask any questions
You will be invited to an interview
Download the full job packs for further information:
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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.