RSW - Bank Staff - Kirkby Stephen

11 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Variable Contract - Flexibility of Hours

Additional allowances where sleep-ins are required plus holiday pay.

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.

Day to Day:
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 service 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.

Diploma Level 3 qualified in Children and Young People’s workforce.
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

The role will be based from one of our outreach facilities across North Cumbria however due to the structure of our shift patterns and continued expansion we believe this role is accessible to applicants from across a wider area. Please contact us for further information.

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