In order to complete this course, you could be working in a number of settings including a children’s home, a residential special school or a secure children’s home. The children might be living on their own or in a larger group. You will take the lead in developing and delivering the child’s placement plan and will work with the child to support their health, education, social and day to day needs, playing a significant role in helping them to thrive and fulfil their potential.
As a practitioner you will be working with children and young people andtheir families to achieve positive and sustainable changes in their lives.
Ideal candidates will have a passion for caring for children and young people and will be skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people and families often present. Your approach will be one of respectful curiosity that challenges and supports children, young people and families to achieve their potential and to stay safe.