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Residential Support Worker

A Wilderness Way Ltd, Carlisle, Cumbria

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Salary level:£23.60  per hour
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Salary level:£23.60  per hour

Residential Support Worker - Carlisle

About Us

At A Wilderness Way we are committed to providing creative child centred care packages for children and young people who are looked after. We believe that every child has equal rights to the highest quality child care. We provide each young person with a safe, supportive, trusting environment with challenges that promote growth, responsibility, learning and positive outcomes and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people in our care.

As a Registered Crisis Intervention Service and Residential Children's Home provider in Cumbria, Northumberland and South Scotland, we provide both short term placements of up to 17 weeks providing a staff ratio of 2:1 through to full residential care for children with EBD.

The Benefits of Joining Us

Starting from £23,598 *
20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
Auto enrolment pension scheme
A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
Above and Beyond Recognition Scheme
Full funded training for your CPD
A 2-week induction *dependent on current qualifications
House Induction from your Registered Manager or senior member of staff
Online rota system accessible by mobile application
All meals provided whilst on shift
Access to employee engagement events
Team / Peer support programmes and fully supportive management infrastructure
About the Role

Working alongside staff teams, provide a high standard of care for the Young People in your charge.
To encourage the Young People to participate in outdoor activities.
To be alert to signs of distress or abuse to ensure Young People are monitored and protected
To assist in the motivation of Young People to take an active part in decision making and be involved in the design and delivery of the care they receive.
To ensure record keeping and administration responsibilities of the team are met, including care plans, day sheets, etc.
To ensure high standards of safe working practices at all times.
Requirements of the Role

Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young Peoples workforce (although support to achieve this qualification can be provided)
Full UK Driving Licence
Ability to work shifts including weekends and evening and sleep ins
Knowledge of the National Care Standards
To work as part of a team and use own initiative when required
*this salary expectation is inclusive of 9 sleep-ins per month paid at £63 per night however this number of sleep-ins are not guaranteed

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