Residential Care Worker Wisbech

Posted 6 April by Cambian Group
This is a Complexed residential home of 3 beds. The home is a mixed gender home for children aged 11-18years however all the children are currently aged 14 years old.
The home sets its self in a rural village, this brings the home a warming homely atmosphere for staff and the children
The home itself is based in the rural small village of Murrow, Murrow is a semi- rural town located within a rural area. The neighbouring village of Parsons Drove is 4 miles west of the town of Wisbech an old town situated within Cambridgeshire. Murrow House is approximately a 25 minute drive from Peterborough City Town Centre and Kings Lynn City Centre which provide a more extensive range of both sporting and leisure facilities as well as major shopping complex’s also where young people can access museums, go karting, dance schools and religious worship facilities
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 regular appraisals 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.
11 members of staff: 1 home manager, 3 team leaders and 7 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
Three week rota
7.30am-11pm 11pm-8.30am shift requires sleeps after your sleep two days off
1 full weekend off and two split weekends
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: 34843075

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