Senior Residential Care Worker

New Reflexions Care
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Salary range from £22,392 per annum plus opportunities for overtime
(Dependent on experience, vocational and outdoor qualifications) + benefits

New Reflexions are a childcare organisation providing an integrated service to young people who have experienced trauma in their lives resulting in emotional behavioural difficulties and requiring a high level of intervention. We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Response Residential Care Worker to join our team in Cumbria. As a Senior Response Residential Care Worker you will work with young people referred to us in order to undertake 12-17 week placements and will play a critical role in assessing and supporting the young person.

Senior Applicants must either have achieved, or be nearing completion of QCF Level 3 Qualification in Health and Social Care – Children and Young People. As the service is outdoor based, the possession of outdoor qualifications such as SPA, ML and the BCU awards would be a distinct advantage.

We place a great deal of emphasis on the level of support we provide to all of our staff which includes the following:

• Two week class room induction programme
• Comprehensive Training Plans
• Professional Supervisions
• Team meetings
• Clinical Oversight

Our benefits include:

• Employee Assistance Programme
• Childcare vouchers
• Bike to work scheme
• Work place pension scheme on qualification
• Salary enhancements for outdoor qualifications
• Funded opportunities for Continued Professional Development
• Career progression opportunities

Successful candidates must hold a full UK driving licence. All applicants will have to undergo an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check