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Residential Activity Worker

  • Job Location

    Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Wrexham, Arthog, Buxton

  • Start date

    ASAP

  • Duration

    Permanent

  • Job Benefits

    £11.40 to £12.20 Per Hour – £23,119 – £24,741 Plus – £62.64 per sleep-in (working approx. 8 sleep ins per month)




Description

Job Title: Residential Activity Worker

We would welcome applications from people with experience as: activity instructor, activity leader, activity coordinator, outdoor activity instructor, ex army (armed forces), ex police

Location: Based in Gloucestershire

Salary: £11.40 to £12.20 per hour - £23,119 - £24,741 per year. Plus 9 sleep ins per month at £62.64 per sleep-in (up to an additional £6.765.12 per year on top of your salary)

Shift patterns: 4 or 5 days working, including overnights.

Do you enjoy outdoor activities and want to work in a meaningful role supported by experts with genuine opportunities for career progression and personal development? Choose a career with Keys Group and you will support children in an activity environment to meet their individual needs and overcome their challenges preparing them to live full and happy lives.

Why choose Keys Group for your career?
This is an exciting time to join a leading and growing organisation as part of a friendly, professional and supportive team.
As well as competitive pay and in-house professional support we provide and fully fund the necessary training to achieve valuable externally accredited qualifications.

Join us as a Residential Activity Worker and we can offer:

  • The Real Living Wage as a minimum
  • Full induction and introductory programme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications (care and activities)
  • Enhanced pay scales that recognise both qualifications and experience
  • Enhanced company maternity & paternity pay
  • Free meals
  • A great employee Benefits programme
  • NEST Pension SchemeLife assurance
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check paid for by us
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Enhanced overtime pay

More about the role

You will be part of a team that provides a safe and often life changing experiences for children and young people, led and supported by a Registered Manager.

Activity and Intervention services offer a twelve-week programme for young people who require alternative accommodation to break the cycle of circumstances they find themselves in. During that stay, young people take part in number of adventurous activities which aim to restore their self-confidence, build trust and establish positive relationships with highly trained and experienced adults.

There is a heavy focus on taking part in outdoor/physical activities, including mountain biking, adventurous jumping, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, hill walking, rock climbing and bouldering.

Living and working with young people over four- or five-day shifts, including overnights, our Activity teams provide support in a range of different places across the Cheshire area and North Wales national parks.

Contact us today, we would be delighted to hear how you can join us in helping care for children to lead happy, healthy and successful lives.

Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

Keys Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Requirements

What do you need?

  • An enjoyment of outdoor activities and a willingness to learn new skills.
  • We want people who are naturally caring, flexible and resilient.
  • Experience and previous qualifications are not necessary but are welcome and will be recognised in your hourly pay rate.
  • You need to be able to work flexibly in caring for the children. This will include working shifts and sleep-ins with full-time and part-time hours being available.


About us

Keys Group brings together three of the UK’s leading providers of specialist education, care and activities: Accomplish, Keys and Peak.
The organisation supports more than 2,000 children, young people, adults and families in services and

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