Senior Residential Children's Practitioner - Ellesmere - Shrewsbury

Lucam Consultancy Ltd
24000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Senior Residential Care Practitioner required for Children's Residential Services in the Shropshire area

Salary: GBP24,636-GBP27,340
Hours: Full-time
Location: Ellesmere, Shropshire

Job Role:

Provide a residential service to children and young people where required.
Assist home manager in leading, motivating and supporting a team of residential childcare practitioners.
Assist the home manager to ensure the best outcomes possible for each child and young person are promoted.
To be responsible for the day to day management of the home in the absence of the home manager and the assistant home manager.


NVQ 3 Children & Young people is essential
Previous experience of working with young people in a residential setting
Full manual driving licence
Confident in responding appropriately to challenges within a residential or school environment.
Able to present a professional image at all times
Ability to work with a variety of internal and external professionals.
Can demonstrate commitment to the staff teams, young people and the service in order to be part of a team that delivers high quality outcomes.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Ability to be flexible when required
Has excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
Understands the importance of and can use the support networks available to them.
Understands the management role in providing support and guidance for the staff teams
Self-starter with the ability to identify issues, and the skills to respond (in line with policy and procedure).
Confident decision maker who can problem solve under pressure.
Excellent role model to staff
Reliable member of the team

Please apply below with your current CV