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Youth Support Practitioner (2 posts)

Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Beccles Children's Home
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time or Part Time
18.5 or 37 per week
Closing date:
08 March 2021 11:30 PM
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£24,038 (pro rate for part time)

Pay includes 15%, £3,135.45 pa unsocial hours payment (pro rata for part time).

Please also note that in addition to your salary you will also receive payment at minimum wage for any sleep-in duties performed as part of your rota.

Join us in impacting upon young people’s lives by being creators of positive change.

Suffolk County Council are looking for full or part time Youth Support Practitioners to join our Residential Children’s Home in Beccles.

You will be:

  • self-driven, flexible and emotionally resilient
  • bring your personality, skills, and experience to help our children and young people develop, grow and have fulfilling lives
  • be an integral part of a team that ensures every child and young person who walks through our doors feels welcome, cared for, safe and happy.

 We welcome applications from candidates of all experience, including:

  • Residential Care
  • Youth Work
  • Learning Support
  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Family Support
  • Elderly Care
  • Domiciliary Care
  • Learning Support

Our residential homes are open 365 days a year and you will be required to work on a rota days, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

It is desirable that you have a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care, however if this is not the case, Suffolk County Council are committed to developing the skills of its staff and will offer full support and training for you to achieve this industry recognised qualification.

This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but on occasions there may be a requirement for you to travel using reasonable and suitable means available to you and agreed by the authority.

For an informal discussion please call Joseph Cox Tel: 07717 302414 or Michelle Ashman Tel: 07717 816390

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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