Residential Care Worker Essex

Posted 9 April by Cambian Group
This is a Complexed residential home of 2 beds which is full at this moment. The home is mixed gender for children aged 10-18years these children have unfortunately experience trauma and abuse within their lives and express challenging behaviour. The home is described as a cost cottage surrounded by lots of green land and walks.
The home is situated in the rual Duton Hill village in Great Dunmow; the village is a quiet hamlet and short distance to the north of Great Easton surrounded by attractive countryside undulating and traversed by a network of footpaths and bridleways. The larger centre of Thaxted, which has a more diverse range of day to day facilities, is 4 miles away. The nearby towns of Great Dunmow, Saffron Walden and Bishops Stortford offer a wide variety of activities including cinemas, sporting facilities, swimming pools, libraries and other places of interest
Salary & Benefits
The home provide 3 shadow shifts working alongside an experienced member of staff, this helps Residential care workers build relationships within the home and learn the structure of the home also this helps to find their strengths and weaknesses. The manager also holds regular supervision’s one to one with staff
The home also provides full funding for NVQ3 in Children and young people to progress within their career
The home employs a full clinical team overseen by a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Lead.
1 home manager, 3 team leaders and 4 residential care workers
Starting £8.00
Post probation £8.15
Qualified £8.65-With NVQ3 In children and young people
Sleeps: £20.00p
Example of shifts
Working 24 hour shift with additional sleeps attached to your shift pattern
8.00am-11pm and sleep attached -7.30am-8.30am
1 full weekend off
All shifts are shared out equally between the team
Must be 21 years old or above
Hold a drivers licence
Experience within Care
Types of skills required and duties to accept
These can be varied but they are all centred on the young people and it can include;

- Attending to practical matters in relation to childcare (cooking, cleaning etc)
- Establishing positive relationships with young people and always offering them unconditional and positive regard
- Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioral, cultural and educational needs of young people
- Acting as a role model and demonstrating appropriate pro-social ways of dealing with problems
- Helping young people gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behavior and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
- Ensuring that each young person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs

Requirements for DBS and reference checking will be undertaken in line with government regulations and safer recruitment best practice.
Whilst we endeavour to keep the recruitment process as short as possible due to the nature of these important checks it may extend the processing time.“
Who are we?
We are the Cambian group, the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people. We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. You’ll find that you’re part of a close, supportive team, all focused on achieving the best outcome for everyone. The better we work together, the more we can help the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

Here, you’ll join a strong, supportive team in helping young people with complex needs. It’s challenging yet highly rewarding work where the little things you do every day will have life-changing results.

Whether that’s in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK. We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards, join us and together we can achieve more.

Reference: 34861923

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