As Ofsted require us to refer to young people/youth as ‘children’, our official Job Title reflects that. However, as our young people are aged 10-18, the term ‘youth’ describes them more fittingly.
Since 2002, we have been “reaching out and changing lives”. Blue Mountain Homes is an established yet progressive company, operating Residential Children’s Homes and Independent Schools across the UK, expanding into areas of need.
We are looking for dynamic youth mentors who have a desire to engage, guide and bring a positive influence in the lives of the young people in our care.
Training will be provided but the most important quality we are looking for is a commitment and a desire to bring about a positive change in the lives of young people.
The successful candidate must have experience working in a Children’s Home, and will already have achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Residential Care.
The successful candidate will have experience working in a Children’s Home, and will already have achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Residential Care.
Helping to create a positive environment for each young person with particular reference to his/her safety, health and education.
Helping to carry the company’s ethos and values through to our young people.
Maintaining good professional practices in accordance with Ofsted Regulations and the Quality Care Standards for children’s homes.
To lead by example along with leading a team, to become the role model, demonstrate life skills to help and encourage our young people.
Our normal shift patterns are on a rolling rota basis, our shift working hours are:
7.30am till 23.00pm shift patterns will mean days of working can vary from week to week. the occasional sleep ins will be required depending on the routine of the home.
Salary: £23,500 – £25,000 approx. a year includes sleep in allowance.