Qualified Care Practitioner, Children's Service - Options Trent Acres
Outcomes First Group
Kings Bromley, Burton upon Trent
4h ago

As a Level 3 Qualified Care Practitioner, you will provide daily, quality care to children and young people with Complex Needs and also support their learning experiences in the school.

This role is offered on a full-time basis working 7 am 11 pm on a one on two off shift basis, equating to 10 or 11 shift days per month plus one training and development day.

Staff will also be required to complete sleep-in duties on a rota basis, therefore, flexibility is essential.

Your day to day duties as a Care Practitioner will involve :

  • Working with our children and young people to support their education and individual life programme, promoting skills and independence whilst maintaining safeguarding procedures
  • Managing challenging behaviour and helping to develop self-control techniques
  • Supporting learning experiences in school and at home
  • Organising and participating in a variety of off-site activities
  • Documenting all children’s activities, to include reporting and recording key aspects of their care
  • Completing sleep-in duties on a rota basis
  • In return our benefits include :

  • Generous retention bonuses and enhanced pay scales
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • Automatic pension scheme enrolment
  • Discounted retail vouchers
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • The chance to earn additional payments through our Refer a Friend scheme
  • Key Skills Required

  • Hold or working toward Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent
  • Ideally, hold a valid UK driving licence although not essential
  • Have proven experience or an interest in working with children with complex and challenging behaviour
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Have the ability and willingness to work shifts, including weekends and sleep-in duties
  • Please apply online now or call 01543 473772 for further information

    Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

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