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Children's Residential Support Worker

Job description
  • Harlow, Essex, England
  • Permanent,
  • Other Specialisms,
  • 20/06/2024
Job description

Gap healthcare are currently recruiting on behave of our client based Harlow for Children's Residential Therapeutic Practitioner supporting children and young people with some complex emotional challenges

This role is permanent and fulltime, salary up to £30,000 per annum including sleep ins.

Role Overview:

As a Therapeutic Practitioner, your primary responsibility will be to create a safe and loving home environment for children and young people. You will provide support to help them flourish and reach their full potential, while building nurturing relationships. Empowering children to make positive choices and collaborating with professionals and colleagues is essential

to this role.


  • Enhanced Pay Scales: Competitive salaries recognizing experience and qualifications.
  • Induction and Training: Comprehensive onboarding and ongoing training provided.
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme: Support for your overall wellbeing.
  • NEST Pension Scheme: Secure retirement savings plan.
  • Holiday Pay: Double pay for working on bank holidays.
  • Free Meals: Provided during work hours.
  • Enhanced DBS: Background check costs covered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a Safe Home: Ensure children and young people feel secure and cared for.
  • Support and Empower: Help children thrive and make positive life choices.
  • Build Relationships: Establish safe and nurturing connections with the children.
  • Team Collaboration: Work effectively with a multidisciplinary team supporting the children.
  • Communication Skills: Maintain clear and effective communication with children, colleagues, and professionals.
  • Calm Under Pressure: Stay composed during challenging situations.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Transferable Skills: Experience from other sectors is valued.
  • Calm Demeanour: Ability to remain calm and composed during stressful times.
  • Communication: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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