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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We have a number of vacancies in our establishments around the UK. Please apply for these positions through the relevant listing.

You will need to apply using the Kedleston Group application form and the equal opportunities form.

You can download the application form here   Kedleston Group Application Form

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Care Worker

Contact Information:
Location: Milnthorpe, Cumbria (LA7)
Salary: 18,000 - 20,600
Date Posted: 18/04/2019
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Wings School Cumbria
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

Children & Young People’s Support Worker – Residential School

Milnthorpe, Cumbria (LA7 7DN)

Qualified Care worker = £20,619.30 + £50 per sleep-in

Unqualified Care worker = £18,034.60 + £50 per sleep-in

(We encourage and support all unqualified candidates to become qualified by gaining their NVQ Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce, which is completed through on the job assessment and will start once the probation period is successfully completed).

Wings School Cumbria is a residential special school for boys and girls between the ages of 9 – 17 years, which also offers day placements. The school supports children and young people with social and emotional challenges that can sometimes affect their behaviour.

Due to company growth and expansion we are looking for committed, supportive and passionate people to join our dynamic and friendly team of residential support workers. You will play a key part in the development and wellbeing of the young people at Wings School, and in return will be supported to progress in your career.

Key aspects of being a Support Worker:

  • Establishing warm, caring and professional relationships with the children in his / her care.
  • Providing organised and structured recreational clubs and activities for the development of the children
  • Providing levels of care and support appropriate to the general needs of the children and those as outlined in their Statements of Special Educational Needs and their Care Plans
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children in accordance with Wings ‘Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy’
  • Being a Key Worker for a child or small group of children offering appropriate levels of support, guidance and care
  • Providing or contributing to oral and written assessments, reports and reviews relating to individual children or groups of children
  • Successfully completing all training and qualifications in accordance with organisational and regulatory requirements

At Wings we are committed to our staff development and promoting a good work life balance. We therefore provide our staff with:

  • Regular in-house training focusing on your individual interests / areas of development
  • Allowance for sleep in duties (£50)
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Perks at work discounts
  • Competitive salary
  • 240 Hours Holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Strong staff support network in a well-established team
  • The opportunity to attend a variety of enrichment activities with the Young People

If you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with Young People then we would love to hear from you.

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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