Therapeutic Support Mentor

REACH, Hatfield Rd

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Job Ref No. ECC0-46S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £19,000-£25,700 pro rota term time only
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 11/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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REACH Essex Ltd supports both children and families to reach their full potential. You would be providing support to vulnerable young people between the ages of 4-17 years old. You are required to work within family settings setting where children are requiring support and supervision utilising a broad range of skills to ensure the child and family are provided the best possible service. We aim to provide a secure environment that will support young people to ensure they receive the highest standard of care appropriate to their individual needs.

We are looking to recruit committed and creative workers who are passionate about providing high quality support and care to young people to enable them to develop. Applicants will need to be dedicated and enthusiastic in providing good outcomes to children and young people with all aspects of their lives and have the ability to communicate effectively and deal with very difficult and challenging circumstances.

This position is required to cover various shifts throughout the week,Shifts could include- Days, Nights, Waking Nights, Sleep ins and Long Days Shifts and Weekends in various Essex locations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

-Working with children and families in various settings

-Supporting children and families with challenging behaviour

-Report Writing

Requirements for the role:

-Experience of working and engaging young people

-Good communication skills

-Capable of dealing with challenging behaviour

-Team Worker

-Excellent verbal and written communication.

-IT literate

-Able to work alone

-Use sound judgement

-Common sense and own initiative

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates offered employment will be subject to compulsory screening checks; To apply for this role:

-You have the right to work in the UK

-Able to provide references

-Available for full time, longs days

-Enhanced DBS required

What we offer:
Care Certificate (Thrive)
Full training: including Essex Steps training/Safeguarding/Supervision/Positive Psychology training.
Salary From: £19,000 - £25,700 depending on skills and experience

Salary is pro-rota, term-time only.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £19,000.00-£25,700.00 per year

Information about the School

We believe in investing in people. As professionals in the helping profession, we believe and aspire to offer a better future to those children, young people and families we work with. Success for us means unleashing the potential of each individual we engage with, so they can grow and develop each day, to be better versions of themselves. Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in the world, through passion, commitment and integrity. We want to plant a seed of kindness and compassion in a generation that will produce resilience & hope and enable them to fulfill their own destinies.

Our success therefore will be measured in the lives we changed through REACH.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Kevin Quantrill
Unit 3 & 4
Josephs Barn
Woodend Farm, Hatfield Rd
Witham, CM8 1EH
Telephone: 07708476391

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