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Residential Care Worker Wisbech

Posted 7 February by Cambian Group Ended
This is a Complexed residential home of 5 beds. The home is a mixed gender home for children aged 10-17years.The home currently has 3 children residing in the home, These children have unfortunately experienced some sort of trauma and abuse, we are looking for people who can provide a stepping stone for these children and provide them support and guidance with their decisions in life.
This Detached home is set in a rural location near to Hollbech.
The home is a 20-25minute drive from spalding, Peterborough, kings lynn and boston the town centre offers a small Cinema complex, Library and sports centre with swimming pool. There are numerous primary schools, a high school and college, including alternative education provisions and EBD Schools (one of which is part of the Cambian group) offering education to the young people residing at the home. Wisbech has a bus station with good bus links to the larger towns and cities, including train links to London and the rest of the country
Salary & Benefits
The home provide shadow shifts working alongside an experienced member of staff, this helps Residential care workers build relationships within the home and find their strengths and weaknesses. The manager also holds fortnightly supervisions and two monthly probation reviews
The home also provides full funding for NVQ3 in Children and young people to progress within their career
Free onsite Parking
The home employs a full clinical team overseen by a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Lead.
1 home manager, 3 team leaders and 6 residential care workers
Starting £8.00
Post probation £8.15
Qualified £8.65-With NVQ3 In children and young people
Sleeps: £30.00p
Example of shifts
Working a mixture of early and lates
Staff tend to work 10-12 shifts per month being 16 hour shifts with attached sleeps
1 full weekend off per month
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.

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