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  • Juno

Join us as an Experienced Social Care Practitioner

Updated: Dec 20, 2023

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.

With our first home open in Oxton, we are working on opening the second home in Wallasey. We're looking for people to join the current team or come on board early next year as part of the new Juno Wallasey team.

The Role

Place of work: Wirral, Merseyside

Salary band:

Experienced in the industry - £26,000 - £27,500 Level 3 qualified - £28,000 - £29,500

Bank (residential care experience required) - £12/h

Job terms: Permanent; full-time or part-time (including Bank)

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. 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:

  • 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 - 35 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

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 experience working with 10-20-year-olds in Children's residential care

  • Driving licence

  • 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.)

We're always on the lookout for brilliant talent, so there is no deadline for this role - send your application and we will get back to you asap!

To apply:

Fill in this form and we'll be in touch with you with next steps.

Recruitment process:
  • 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 assessment event in Liverpool

  • If successful, you will be invited to a final stage interview.

Download the full job pack for further information:

SCP Job Pack
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Interested but not quite ready to apply?

Send us an email at and we will keep your details on file for future roles, or help you otherwise.

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