Therapeutic Worker & Support Worker
The Magdalene Group has been supporting people affected by sexual exploitation for over 23 years. We have built an excellent reputation for engaging those hardest-to-reach, whilst delivering well-run, evidence-based programmes to suit individual needs. Our expertise makes us well-placed to recognise the routes into sexual exploitation, provide effective prevention, early intervention and support.
EnRoute is a new therapeutic supported accommodation service for females, aged 16 – 18, who have been affected by child sexual exploitation. We are seeking an exceptional staff team who can deliver this cutting-edge work, deal effectively with challenging situations and behaviour, build sustained positive relationships and provide the best possible outcomes for young women as they transition into adulthood.
Our approach is to safeguard young women in a community setting, where they can learn how to manage risk, receive specialised therapeutic support, develop resilience and self-esteem, whilst living somewhere welcoming, nurturing, homely and safe.
Therapeutic Worker £21,500 FTE.
Responsible for developing safe, professional, supportive and nurturing relationships with the young people. You will be required to compile assessments and implement individual therapeutic interventions, whilst supporting young people to recognise risk and develop resilience using approved therapeutic methods of intervention.
Support Worker £16,000 – £18,500 FTE.
Experience in working with vulnerable clients, and who can deal effectively with challenging situations and behaviour and build sustained relationships to engage young people in education, training and life skills. Must have a sound understanding of the safeguarding legal framework for young people 16+ and be confident in lone-working situations.
These posts are 37.5 hours per week: including evening, weekend and bank holiday working. A minimum of one sleep-in per week will be required, with further sleep-ins/night waking, in response to client need.
Application pack available at www.magdalenegroup.org
Completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 61 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH.
Closing date for applications: 25th June 2018.