Care Practioner - Shropshire

03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Balfor is currently recruiting for experienced Care practioner to work in Shropshire/ North wales.

The role
As a Care Practitioner you will report to and support the manager. You will be required to work on a rota basis as this is a 24 hour service. The main purpose of this role is to provide care support to children and young people. To maintain attention when supervising children and young people. To contribute to the creation and maintenance of a homely environment, taking into account the young person's individuality and personal preferences. To have good communication, motivated and have diligence in the way that you work.

The ideal candidate will have good understanding of the challenges faced by looked after children. High integrity, be honest and open, with the ability to make ethical decisions. You will work well within a team and have a can- do attitude, with the willingness to participate in physical activities whilst actively promoting children's young people's development.


• You must have at least a QCF level 3 in health and social care.
• 2 years' experience of working within a residential setting, supporting and young people.
• Work on shift rota system that includes working weekends and bank holidays.
• Have excellent communication skills,
• Are flexible and have can do attitude
• Have a clean criminal record and will also need to pass background checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
• Safeguarding level 1
• Hold a full driving licence.

Balfor Recruitment is an award winning recruiter to the public, private and non-profit sectors for temporary, contract and permanent staffing. With over 20 years of proven success within the recruitment industry we can provide specialist staff.

What you need to do now:
If you're interested in this role then contact Jasmine at Balfor on (Apply online only).
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If you feel this role isn't right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career