Gravitas Care Ltd – Hebden Bridge

Business: Care

Training provided: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Pay details: Meets National Minimum Wage.

Hours: 40 hours per week.


We appreciate staff will have different backgrounds and life experiences but all staff must –

  • Work to the decisions of the team.
  • Attend team meetings regularly and we encourage participation and involvement of the whole team.
  • Be professional both within and outside the work environment.
  • Communicate regularly with all professional agencies and significant others.
  • Attend and participate in their supervisions, supervision will be arranged within your working day, every 4- 6 weeks, we expect honesty and openness with your supervision.
  • Attend training as part of their own development, and undertake Level 3 apprenticeship in Child Residential and complete this within 18 months.
  • Undertake sleep in duties.
  • Provide factual reports and recordings.
  • Receive complaints and compliments in accordance to the policies and procedures of Gravitas Care Ltd.
  • Undertake financial management of their shift and complete petty cash records on a weekly basis.
  • Carry out duties in accordance to Health and Safety At Work Act 1974.
  • Carry out all duties and responsibilities in accordance of the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the altering shift pattern.
  • Be willing to work bank holidays including Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year.

Qualifications Required:

A good level of maths and English but should you not have the required level within these subjects then support will be provided as part of the apprenticeship.

Personal Qualities:

Desired skills:

  • Excellent people skills
  • Able to work as part of a team but also using own initiative


  • To provide a safe and stable environment to the young people in our care, to promote the rights as individuals and provide them with a high standard of quality care in accordance with the companies policies and procedures.
  • To ensure all young people progress in their lives, with education, health and their own personal development.
  • To provide firm but fair boundaries and structure to their lives by being a positive role model.
  • To maintain confidentiality and record keeping to a high standard.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting with the Physical / Emotional / Social needs of young people.
  • Encourage development of individuals interests and behaviours
  • To promote, safeguard and protect the welfare of each young person
  • Establish and maintain positive and trusting relationships
  • Provide firm, consistent and fair behaviours in respect of their behaviour
  • Work in a restorative manner
  • Promote the development of healthy living
  • Encourage development of a positive social network
  • To replicate a family home, cooking , cleaning and maintaining the home
    To participate in activities and holidays
  • To record the observations of the home, including risk assessments, care plans, incident reports and monthly reports.
  • To attend all medical , education and placement meetings where necessary
  • To support where appropriate family contact
  • We require you to work as part of a team to provide consistent care for our young people.

How to apply: To apply, please email your CV to diana.pearson@calderdale.ac.uk . Please state the employer’s name and job title in your email.

Please do not contact the employer directly.