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Children & Young People's Practitioners - Residential & Community Settings

Children & Young People’s Practitioners – Residential & Community Settings 

  • Working from their residential unit on Wandsworth Road SW8 (Zone 2) & Office based in Lambeth Walk SE11 (Zone 1). 
  • Working across several SE and Central London Boroughs, Zones 1, 2 & 3 & Office based in Lambeth Walk SE11 (Zone 1)

Salary: £27,400 - £29,000 pa + benefits  
Hours: Full-Time

Can you make a BIG difference to young people in care? 
This CIC is passionate about learning and development and committed to providing an outstanding experience for all staff. As soon as practicable they will enrol you on a Diploma programme and give you the time, support and incentives to succeed.

Do you have?

  • Experience of working with young people - e.g. mentoring, coaching, teaching.
  • Key qualities that enable good engagement – e.g. warmth, kindness, humour.
  • Strong values and a commitment to inclusion.
  • An ability to understand, recognise and respond appropriately to risk.
  • Ambition matched with a desire for professional development.

You will lead on plans to support their health, education, social, and day-to-day needs along with a specialist strand of work i.e. promoting sports, culture and arts (SCAs). This is an important and significant role in helping young care leavers thrive and fulfil their potential.

Salary & Benefits 
This employer believes all staff should be paid well for work that delivers excellent services and changes the lives of young people in and leaving care.

As a result they offer:

  • Competitive Sector Salary (including options to flex working hours up or down) + Work Related Travel + Pension Contribution
  • Generous Annual Leave - 37 Days pro-rata, including Bank Holidays.
  • Wellbeing Budget (£25 per month for all staff to encourage self-care)
  • Monthly wellbeing time
  • Training and Support – online modules, group training and personal training budget
  • Line Management and Therapeutic 1:1 Supervision, and Therapeutic Group Supervision monthly
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Please note that only women are eligible to apply for the Residential Practitioner position at their all-female unit, under Section 7(2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.  

Apply by: 5pm Thursday 4th April 2024 
From Monday 8th April 2024 
Start date: From late April/early May 2024

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Inclusion and Equality 
This organisation is committed to embedding inclusive practices, promoting equality and valuing diversity in all of their activities. They understand and acknowledge the positive benefits that this commitment will bring to the young people they support, their staff and their partner organisations.

This employer is striving to be an employer of choice for all and take measures to ensure that their organisation is attracting recruits from the most skilled and committed people regardless of their background. Whilst they can already be proud of some examples of excellent practice, they are not complacent and recognise that they can always do better.

Investor in People
This employer is an Investors in People accredited organisation. They value the importance of determining the right strategy, keeping everyone on board, enhancing their management practices and continuously evaluating what's working or needs further improvement.

They deliver services in an increasingly competitive, rapidly changing sector with limited resources.

For them, the effective development of collective talents and career prospects is the only way that they can ensure sustained growth and competitive advantage.

No agencies please.

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