Therapeutic Carer Apprentice

Time Out Childrens Homes
Ripponden Mill, Mill Fold, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 4DH
£21,250.00 - £28,000.00 annually
06 May 2021
22 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • Providing one to one therapeutic care for children aged 6-17 who are from a background of trauma and neglect
  • To be responsible for the physical, social and emotional well-being of the child/children
  • To participate in children's daily routines (therefore access to a car and driving licence is essential for the role)
  • Working holistically with care, education and therapy to achieve the best possible outcomes for the child
  • Working with a team and manager to ensure the children in your care to ensure positive outcomes for children
  • Ensuring all Safeguarding responsibilities are met
  • Maintaining appropriate and accurate records and reports

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team
  • A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature
  • Open and honest approach with a growth mindset
  • Basic IT skills and familiar with MS Office
  • Willingness and ability to complete sleep-in shifts and occasional waking night where required

Personal qualities

  • A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature
  • Open and honest approach with a growth mindset

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of Grade D/3 (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

  • 33 days holiday
  • Excellent salary increments in line with transparent grade and career progression.
  • Attendance Bonus Scheme
  • Comprehensive onboarding and training plan in a variety of disciplines (including Safeguarding, Clinical Understanding, Health & Wellbeing and Behaviour Management) to give you the autonomy to change a child's life
  • Funded Level 4 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England) (Social Care Pathway)
  • Employee Assistance Programme Counselling Service
  • Celebratory Awards for Children and your Team
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Pension Scheme
  • Wellness programme (including free annual health screening, dental, therapy, podiatry, acupuncture and option to include family members after 6 months)
  • Free meals whilst on shift
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme

Things to consider

  • Driving is an essential part of this role so a driver's license is essential
  • Are over the age of 21 (this is a Genuine Occupational Qualification in line with the Equality Act 2010 and Ofsted standards and regulations).
  • Candidates will be required to apply for a DBS certificate which will be reimbursed by Timeout upon successful probationary period. The successful candidate will be responsible for the DBS update service subscription cost (currently £13.00 per year)

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