Childrens Residential Youth Worker

  • Runcorn
  • The Cambian Group

Cambian employees are friendly, supportive and all focused on achieving the best outcomes for everyone involved with our service we are looking for Children’s Residential Care Workers to be a part of our New Opening to build a stable and welcoming environment where our young people are central to everything we do.As the new Residential Care Worker, you will be emotionally strong and driven to make a difference day to day. Most importantly, you will get to really understand our children and their backgrounds, making sure that their needs are at the centre of everything we do. You will be approachable and detail focused, ensuring that our children’s safety is assured at all times, and that all protocols and regulations are fully adhered to. Do you have what it takes to encourage and help our children to live independently and guide and teach them with your own life experiences? To do this we believe you will need empathy, compassion, resilience and positive parenting skills. The working day can be very unpredictable and you could find yourself spending the entire morning Organising activities and the afternoon providing 1:1 support. No two days are the same. The right type of person needs to be flexible, adaptable and to be able to read situations and help our young people make positive choices. Cambian employees are friendly, supportive and all focused on achieving the best outcomes for everyone involved with our brand. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, flexible and caring people to join our team across the Warrington & Runcorn region to continue improving the lives of the young people within our care. In addition to a £ Refer a Friend Scheme *** - we offer: Rate of Pay: £12.50 per hour dependent with a £30.00 additional sleep in rateCompletely free on-shift meals and parkingTraining and Development Plans to meet your individual needs including NVQs and Career progression opportunities28 Days Holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays and rising with servicePaid Sickness LeaveAdditional; Overtime/On-Call/Sleep-in/Disturbance RatesCasual Dress CodeCompany PensionSimply Health (Linked to Service)Days out and Activity days off siteWe have our very own Management Development Programme to take those interested from Support Worker to Registered Manager and beyond As a Children’s Residential Care Worker, you will be involved in all aspects of their everyday lives and the positive impact you will have is immeasurable. Shift Pattern: 16>24 Hour (including Sleep-in) on a one on two off or two on four off basis. Of-course - no day is the same here at the Cambian Group, however here is what a day in the life of one of our Children Residential Care Workers could look like: The young people in our care range between the ages of 8-18 years of age and have a range of behavioural and emotional needs. Duties: Delivering the highest quality care for our childrenOffering guidance, support and structure to their everyday livesSupporting the young people to engage and access educationPromoting a healthy life style and positive living choicesAccessing clinically led training to improve your skills and develop practiseHousehold dutiesRecord keeping and report writingDays out (e.g. social events, shopping, cinema, swimming)Contacts, visit, key work meeting and therapy sessionsProviding transport for the young people to access different provisions Requirements: MUST hold a Full UK Driving Licence Desirable but not essential to hold: NVQ Level 3 in Residential Childcare; Previous experience working in a therapeutic environment or therapeutic qualifications; Experience supporting and leading educational engagement; Previous leadership skills and qualifications. Higher level training and qualifications.