Senior Activity Worker

Application ends: September 28, 2023
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Job Description

Senior Activity Worker

Location: Based in Wrexham

Salary: £12.30 to £12.90 per Hour – £24,944 – £26,161

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

Plus – £62.64 per sleep-in (working approx. 9 sleep ins per month, an additional £6,000pa)

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 Senior Activity Worker in Wrexham 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 Scheme
  • Life 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. This senior role is to support the Service Manager in providing the best quality care in a safe and focused environment.

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 Shropshire area and North Wales national parks.

What do you need?

We are looking for someone with a Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare, or equivalent and who has a minimum of 1 years’ experience working in a similar environment.

An enjoyment of outdoor activities and a willingness to learn new skills.

We want people who are naturally caring, flexible and resilient.

You need to be able to work flexibly in caring for the children. This will include working shifts and sleep-ins.

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.

  • Contact: Lewis Windsor-Gault
  • Reference: Totaljobs/Keys
  • Job ID: 101163977