Children’s Support Practitioner

Location: Ipswich  |  Suffolk  |  England
Sector: Social Care
Consultant: Jesse Miller
Job Reference: 37517
Salary: £11.93 - £11.93
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Children’s Support Practitioner to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of children in Suffolk.

The role:

As a Children’s Support Practitioner in a Children’s Home provides day-to-day support for some of the most vulnerable children in the county. These can include children who have experienced trauma and display high level challenging behaviours. People considering this role must have strong relationship building skills and a lot of patience. Personal qualities can be just as important as qualifications. It involves getting to know new children and helping them begin to feel secure, then providing ongoing care and support to build their confidence and teach coping skills. It also involves liaising with health and education personnel in order to ensure that they get proper access to other services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with age ranges between 8-18.
  • Working with mixed genders.
  • You will act in a key-worker role, be able to manage challenging behaviour and learn how to manage risk. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate resilience, flexibility and stamina. Good interpersonal skills are vital as interactions with a range of professionals, parents and colleagues will also be necessary.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Level 2 Diploma in Childcare.
  • Experience: Previous experience of working with children & young people.
  • Compliance: DBS.
  • Hours: Flexible.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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