Categories : Activity Instructor
Location : UK, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Start Date : As soon as possible.
The Salary : £21,566-£23,833
We can offer:
•A company culture where people are valued, supported and their contributions are recognised.
•A Working environment that can be challenging at times but also extremely rewarding. You can make a real difference to the lives of others.
•Industry-leading training, including a comprehensive two week induction programme, that has led to us becoming an employer of choice within our sector.
•A firm emphasis on learning and development, including opportunities to gain a range of nationally recognised qualifications.
•Career development opportunities; we develop our staff and regularly promote from within.
•A highly competitive salary plus additional benefits including childcare vouchers, bike to work scheme, workplace pension and employee assistance programme.
A Typical Day in the Job
The young people in our care have often experienced traumatic events in their lives leading them to display complex and challenging forms of behaviour. We are therefore looking to recruit supportive and empathetic individuals dedicated to promoting the rights and welfare of children.
You will work within our response service which means supporting and assessing young people who typically undertake 12-17 week placements with us. We are looking for people with a passion for the outdoors as we use outdoor activities as a way of assessing and developing the confidence of the young people in our care.
Who are we looking for?
As a 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. As this service is outdoor based, we are looking for individuals who possess a keen interest in outdoor activities and also may hold relevant qualifications such as ML, SPA and BCU awards.
You will be someone with the drive to make a difference to the lives of others and be dedicated to promoting the rights and welfare of children.
What we can offer you
Our staff members are supported and valued; as an organisation we are committed to the continued learning and development of all our employees which will enable you to develop your skills and offers opportunities to progress within the company.
You will also receive a highly competitive pay and benefits package consisting of:
• A starting salary from £21,566 for full time employees
• Access to a pension scheme
• Comprehensive induction training
• The opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications
• Childcare vouchers
• Bike to Work Scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
Due to the location of our homes a full manual driving licence and access to transport is required. Successful candidates will also be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring check.
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