Therapeutic Care Worker – Gables House, Tenterden, Kent

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kent
Gables House - Kent
Salary: £31,600 per annum
Closing Date: Ongoing

Gables House, Biddenden, Kent

  • 40 days’ annual leave,
  • Up to 6% employer pension contribution,
  • Health benefit and life assurance.
  • Relocation package considered.
  • The unique opportunity to become a qualified child psychotherapist whilst working in children’s home.
  • 45 working hours per week plus sleep in duties

Gables House is a specialist residential children’s home providing a programme of care, treatment and education for up to 8 children aged between 11 to 13 years on admission.

Childhood First is a teaching organisation; we encourage and facilitate learning of our team by offering opportunities to undertake further psychotherapeutic and management training, leading to a range of academic and professional qualifications.

Experience of working with children therapeutically or in a residential setting is desirable however, we are able to support and train suitable candidates without experience. The role entails safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of children and young people to develop to their full potential. This is accomplished through working as part of a team to develop safe, supportive and nurturing relationships with children and working with external stakeholders/partners to meet the overall needs of the children placed at the home.


Childhood First is committed to safeguarding children. We follow safer recruitment guidelines and all appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS and references.

No Recruitment Agencies, we only work with our approved PSL.