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Residential Childcare Practitioner, Bedford



Bedford, United Kingdom 

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Residential Childcare Practitioner

* Bedford
* Residential Childcare Practitioner
* £23919.96 per year
* Previous Experience Essential

We are committed to providing Clinically advised, risk managed Care and Education in a therapeutic setting where complex social, emotional and educational needs are met by attachment aware, therapeutically informed practitioners. Our service is informed by therapeutic principles and values set out in the manifesto of The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities and Community of Community therapeutic standards.


* To adhere to our ethos and work within policy and practice guidelines
* To actively participate in the development of a therapeutic environment and ensure that the highest standards of care are provided for each young person
* To maintain a high standard of record keeping and report writing
* To be a key worker to specific children and participate in the primary care and support for all children and young people with the home
* To participate in the development of individual risk assessments, behaviour support and treatment plans
* To contribute to care planning, participating in reviews and other meetings as required, and to assist in the implementation of care plans
* To be alert to signs of distress or abuse, and to ensure that the young people are monitored and protected following safeguarding procedures
* To ensure the health & safety of children is monitored in accordance with the law and good practice guidance
* To participate in individual supervision, training and staff development opportunities as offered through the centre
* To maintain and promote effective professional relationships with colleagues, management, external professionals and parents
* To undertake any other duties commensurate to the post as directed by management

To apply call 01865 727 751 or email your C.V. to danielle@completelycare.co.uk

Job Requirements:

Residential Childcare Practitioner Person Specification/Competencies Essential * Basic computer skills * Domestic housekeeping skills * Awareness of the principles of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice * Ability to work as part of a team or independently * Understanding of confidentiality * Basic understanding of the principles of childcare legislation * Assertive and confident * Good interpersonal / social skills * Responsible and mature outlook * Empathetic * Good sense of humour * Non-judgemental * Ability to display appropriate responses to anger and anxiety * Ability to relate honestly to young people * Punctual and reliable * Flexible (travel and shifts) Desirable * Transferable life and interest skills * Understanding of child development and the impact of abuse * Innovative and creative * Able to work alone without direction * Previous experience of working with young people in a residential setting To apply call 01865 727 751 or email your C.V. to danielle@completelycare.co.uk
Company Info
Completely Care Ltd
53a West Way, Botley, Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Phone: 01865 727 751
Web Site: www.completelycare.co.uk
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