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Would you like to make a real difference and enrich young people’s lives?

Are you resilient, empathetic, attentive, able and willing to invest in the children that you are caring for?

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Therapeutic Parent

Role: Therapeutic Parent

Hours: Working an average of 47 hours per week in line within a 8/10 week rolling rota. All sleeps are inclusive of the 47 hours per week and paid at your usual hourly rate.

Location: Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent & Manchester

Salary: £27,040- £29,6400 per annum (dependant on experience and qualifications).

Voluntary Overtime: Payments of 1.5 hours for completed voluntary overtime on weekends and bank holidays.

Would you like to be part of an employee-owned business where you can influence, shape and drive the company to excel in delivering Restorative Parenting®?

As a Therapeutic Parent you will be joining the company at an exciting and compelling time.

Who we are:

Halliwell has recently restructured as an Employee Ownership Trust meaning greater engagement opportunities for all colleagues in the improvement of the business as well as greater benefits and rewards when the business performs well and achieves great outcomes for the children in its care.

We would like to hear from caring, enthusiastic and dedicated team players with a can-do approach who really care about the needs of young people. You will be respectful, empathetic, positive, accountable, reflective, engaged, nurturing and tenacious. You will enjoy working with children and young people and create a safe, caring and supportive place to live for the children that are part of the Restorative Parenting® programme.

Halliwell Homes is clinically informed practice encompassing educational, clinical and residential care services. Our objective is to enhance the psychological wellbeing of children within the care system through our Restorative Parenting recovery programme.

The Role:


Working as a Therapeutic Parent you will be a valued member of our team. You will enhance the children’s psychological recovery by being a positive role model, a friend for the children and a positive influence in all aspects of their lives, relationships, social skills, activities, and hobbies. You will be involved in duties such as:

Supporting the large staff teams with domestic duties such as cooking, cleaning, shopping as well as promoting our children to carry out such tasks themselves.

  • Complete and manage paperwork, report writing and record keeping for all children.
  • Assisting and be involved with children’s activities and appointments.
  • Liaising with our specialised educational teams by attending parent’s evening and school events.
  • Representing the organisation and positively reinforcing the Programme when liaising with external professionals.
  • Closely work with the Senior Therapeutic Parents and Management Team to ensure the running of the home is to a high standard meeting Ofsted Quality Standards.
  • Working with our highly qualified in-house clinical team to advise, support and help deliver the Restorative Parenting® Programme. The successful candidate will have the following Experience:
    • Experience working in a setting where skills and knowledge are transferrable in the Therapeutic Parent job role (e.g. Parental style role, youth work, counselling, social work, care work/care-giving)
    • Experience working with challenging behaviours/individuals ideally in a residential setting
    • Experience in maintaining daily routines

What we can offer you:

  • Becoming part of the Employee Ownership Trust with Halliwell Homes
  • Paid for 1.5 hours for completed voluntary overtime on weekends and bank holidays
  • Free annual GymPass Membership.
  • Free access to Perkbox Account.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme up to £1400
  • Free access to Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Free access to your own personal Financial Awareness Planning
  • Free access to a company laptop and Mobile phone (Role dependent).
  • Free access to well-being initiatives
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • We offer a highly competitive rate of pay and access to a career pathway including access to professional qualification studies fully funded up to Level 7 (Masters)
  • Comprehensive training, professional development opportunities and the support of senior colleagues.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team, please click ‘Apply now’

Email to apply.