Primary Care Practitioner

Recruiter
Esland Care
Location
Kent
Salary
Wage - £9.48 per hour plus £60 per sleep in
Posted
04 Feb 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Esland are now recruiting for a Primary Care Practitioner to join our home in Kent. This is a vital role for our homes, providing consistency and stability for our young people.

Shift Pattern: 243 hours per month, following a 3 on, 3 off rota- sleep ins are a required part of this role

Salary: £9.48 per hour plus £60 per sleep in

Who are Esland:

At Esland, we have a clear mission of providing high quality residential care, education and other wrap around services which offers a bespoke specialist service to Local Authorities ensuring that they get the best outcomes for their young people.We are proud of the quality services that we offer both Local Authorities, children and our staff. We are a provider of choice, offering long term placement stability and through our Road to Resilience. We also achieved our Investors In People accreditation in 2016, certifying that we are also now recognised as an Employer of Choice for our staff.

Our work has been recognised through our awards for Residential Care Worker of the Year (East Midlands), Care Home of the Year (London and the South East), Registered Manager of the Year (Yorkshire and the North East) and Outstanding Contribution to Social Care (London and the South East). We are proud of our achievements and would love you to be a part of our future success!

Our Culture:

We appreciate each of our team member’s experience and skills. We also know these make you unique and this is what will help shape and enrich the lives of the young people we look after. We also believe it is important that our team members share the same values as the Company.

Eslander’s have a shared vision to be emotionally resilient, supportive leaders who provide accountable yet nurturing direction to each other and the young people we care for.

Purpose of the Post:

  • To provide a supportive and nurturing delivery of residential childcare in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • To lead by example and maintain good professional practices in accordance with the minimum standards for children’s homes.
  • To be held accountable for the safety and wellbeing of our young people, whilst on shift with them.
  • To help create a supportive and positive environment for each young person with particular reference to his or her safety, health and education.
  • To act as a surrogate parent with professional boundaries.

Person Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience of working in a care capacity
  • Due to the nature of this role, you must be 21+ to apply
  • A full driving licence
  • Willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check
  • If you have lived or worked abroad for over 1 month - you must provide an official record/certificate/letter - which confirms you have undergone an overseas check

Ideal Requirements:

  • You have experience of residential childcare or a background in youth work
  • You have the Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce

For more information, please contact Emily Dunne, Recruitment Manager, on 01773 823989 or apply via email

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