Friday’s Featured Vacancies – 20/06/2014


 Therapeutic Care Workers

Childhood First is a charity with a long and successful history of providing care, education and treatment for traumatised children and young people.  Greenfields Therapeutic Community comprises of Greenfields House, Gables House and Greenfields School and is for a group of 14 young people with complex emotional needs aged 5-14yrs.

Starting salary £18,104 per annum

We are looking for thoughtful and enthusiastic individuals  to work within close and supportive teams to deliver outstanding care to a group of vulnerable children. We recognise that everyone who joins the team at Greenfields has something unique to offer and therefore we are currently interested in hearing from individuals with experience of working with ‘looked after’ children. Alternatively, you may have experience in bringing up children in a family setting and providing them with an experience of building safe and meaningful relationships.

We therefore require applicants to demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment, excellent communication skills and a willingness to be self reflective and committed to their own as well as the children’s personal development through support, supervision and training with the opportunity to gain academic qualifications in Psychosocial Care.

Closing Date:  Friday 4 July 2014

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Social Workers

Northamptonshire Social Work Academy are hiring Newly Qualified Social Workers!

They are offering a highly competitive pay and benefits package with generous annual leave and bespoke learning and training opportunities.

What is the Northamptonshire Social Work Academy?

We are revolutionising the way we work within our Children Services and have launched the Northamptonshire Social Work Academy so that we can guide and support NQSWs through their crucial first year of practice. Only the most promising and passionate advocates for children and young people will be selected to take part in this year-long intensive supportive mentoring programme.

What to expect from the Northamptonshire Social Work Academy

Let’s face it being a Social Worker is not an easy environment to work in. The Academy will therefore provide guidance and support as you embark on your challenging and hugely rewarding career helping to support children and families. You will be equipped and highly trained to become the best possible social worker with a phased approach to the volume and complexity of your workload You’ll have the support of a strong leadership and management team who will work with you to identify training and development opportunities.

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We are expecting a high volume of applicants. Apply now to avoid disappointment. There will be three AC dates in June, July and August.

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