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Peripatetic Child Care Practitioner

  • Location:

    Nottinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £17500 - £19000 per annum

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

Peripatetic Child Care Practitioner
No Fixed Work base : To cover either Nottinghamshire (NG5, NG7, NG11 + LE9)
Hours per week: Full-time hours (in accordance with the shift and rota system, including sleep- in duties)
Qualified Level 3 Child care
Previous experience

BS Social Care are currently recruiting for experienced Peripatetic Child Care Practitioner which will include the below :

Care of Young People
o Participates fully in the rota as part of the care team. To include: care and domestic duties, accompanying young people to school and supporting them during the day as part of the team, night time sleeping-in duties.
o Care duties o Supervises and supports young people in accordance with their personal plans and the policies
" Acts as key worker for one young person, including responsibility for: co-ordinating the achievement of his/her personal plan, providing any necessary support, keeping appointments such as visits to the doctor, liaison with other services, preparing for reviews and acting as internal advocate.
" Provides support within Education, including: promoting the integration of care and education, acting as support worker within the education setting as required, acting as the daily link between education staff and care setting.
" Works with and manages difficult behaviour, enabling young people to develop from needing external control, to exercising self-control.
" Organises and participates in appropriate activities, play and recreation for the young people.
" Works with families of young people as appropriate.
" Carries out regular, timetabled sleep-in duties.

If you are interested in this role, please contact our Leicester branch today on 0116 2532550 or email


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