Therapeutic Support Worker

Location Middlesbrough
Salary: ££24,491 - £25,991 per annum
Published: about 2 months ago

​​​​​​​​​​​​Middlesbrough Children Matter has a permanent job vacancy for a Therapeutic Support Worker based in Middlesbrough offering a salary between £24,491 - £25,991 per annum (subject to progression).

If you are passionate about continually developing yourself and been forward thinking in your approach this is the role within our Futures for Families service is for you. At Middlesbrough Council we want to stop families from failing, we want to keep homes safe and most of all enable children to have a future that is not limited by circumstance. Whatever your background, if you are tenacious, devoted, direct, if you want to be challenged, and are simply compelled to help others then we want to hear from you today!

This is a truly unique opportunity for individuals to work in a different way. The role needs people to be resilient, flexible, enthusiastic, and the ability to work within a large team and to able to react positively remaining trauma informed to meet the needs of young people and families in Middlesbrough.

As post holder you will provide a high quality of care and support, which meets the physical, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, health, social and cultural needs of the children and families for whom the home provides a service.

Requirements of the Post include:

1. A recognised professional qualification in psychology (degree) and/or counselling
2. Understanding of the needs of children including children with special needs and emotional difficulties.
3.Knowledge and experience with therapeutic practices.
4. Knowledge of IT systems.
5. Understanding of child development and challenging behaviour.

If you'd be interested in this job vacancy please apply now!