Residential Care Worker – The Cambian Group – Blackpool

The Cambian Group

Children’s Residential Care Worker– Preston Region *16 homes*

£10.08-£10.70 Full Time / Flexible shift pattern that include sleep Ins.

Flexible working options are available (full time/part time/bank shifts)

**£ refer a friend bonus**

Here, you’ll join a supporting driven team, helping and guiding young Children of a mixed gender. It’s emotionally and physically challenging yet highly rewarding work where the duties you carry out have life-changing results!

CPD opportunities after successfully passing probation and fast-tracked career development for suitable candidates.

Here at the Cambian Group, our vision is to inspire lives, and develop individuals, families and communities. Our values are; Quality, Advocacy, Perseverance & Patience.

We are making sure that the support we offer is constant, reliable and of the highest quality, and it is our fantastic staff who are making this happen. During the COVID pandemic we did not furlough any of our staff. We worked together through the pandemic ensuring job security and sustainable long-term employment and commitment to our staff. We have in place a staff hardship support fund, which all staff can access in the event as we know we do, for those members of our family who may experience difficulties.

We recognise with our staff the resilience and commitment they make towards their work with our children and we also recognise that its ok not to be okay and have invested in our Mental Health support agenda for staff. This has enabled Cambian to keep and retain good staff. We have, during the height of the pandemic grown our business and portfolio and we are looking to continue with our growth plans over the next 3-5 years. This is an exciting time to join us at Cambian and to be part of our plans to develop children Services across the United Kingdom. To learn more, apply today and be part of something unique and rewarding in supporting some of the most vulnerable children in our society!

If you would just like to have an informal discussion with our Managing Director we are organising a virtual webinar and would be delighted if you wanted to join us.

Are you looking to make a real difference to the lives of others?

We are seeking residential care workers to join our experienced team at our well-established OFSTED registered homes located across the Preston region. We are looking for you to join us in making a positive impact on the lives of the young people in our care.

The children in our care are between 8-18 years of age and have a range of complex needs which may include emotional and behavioural difficulties. You will be asked to work alongside qualified care givers and clinicians in homely settings that care for no more than 4 young people at a time.

You will be involved in all aspects of their everyday life, such as household duties, transporting the children to school and other provisions, maintaining paperwork and enriching their lives through activities and supporting hobbies. This package of care, which you will play an important part, is aimed to support the development and the mental wellbeing of the children in our care.

Example of our shifts:

Three week rolling rota shared equally between the team, this will consist of a mixture of earlys late`s and sleeps of 24hour shifts

There is of course some flexibility and our managers know how important a good work life balance is for their team. Having every third weekend off and splitting up the Saturday and Sunday shifts for a work life balance.

Duties:

· Providing transport for the young people to access different provisions

· Helping the young people access education

· Household duties

· Paperwork

· Days out (e.g. social events, shopping, cinema, swimming)

· Contacts, visit, key work meeting and therapy sessions

· Offering guidance, support and structure to their everyday lives

The day can be very unpredictable and quite easily you could spend the entire afternoon providing 1:1 support managing extremely challenging behaviour, the right type of person needs to be flexible, adaptable and able to read situations and help our young people make positive choices.

Desires

· Hold a full UK driving licence

· Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent-

· 12 months experience working in a residential setting – desirable

Benefits:

· A dedicated and skilled Regional Manager who provides excellent leadership across the region

· Qualified managers who are fully committed to supporting staff development

· Level 3 – Level 5 diplomas fully funded

· Fast track CPD opportunities considered for all

· Management development programs – if you wish to sustain a long term and progressive career with an organisation that has an international presence like no other provider in this field

· On shift meals provided

· Cambian has its own management development program that has a proven success rate

· Tax Free Childcare

· Employer Pension Scheme

· Mileage allowance

· Free parking

· High street discount scheme

· Dental and optical simply health plan (after 2 years of service)

· Accelerated earning potential – overtime and extra sleep ins available

· Disturbance pay during sleep ins

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