Get to Know Evoke Care
Established for more than 10 years, Evoke Care caters for vulnerable young people aged from 12 to 18 years with the belief that every child really does matter.
Our environment in all of our children’s homes whether residential, semi-independent care homes or residential assessment centre is loving and secure. Every young person placed with Evoke Care is provided with an individual, tailored care package, with their own keyworkers to meet their needs. Young people also have significant influence on their care plan and determining its priorities.
The team is highly qualified to manage different behaviours including autism attachment disorders, autism spectrum disorder, eating disorders offensive behaviour, anger-management, ADHD and self-harm. The Evoke Care team works together with each young person and others to ensure good progress that leads to a positive and lasting outcome for the best possible future. Where necessary, we also provide therapy by trusted, external resource and this is part of each young person’s care package, if applicable.
We care for young people who
- Are victims of trauma
- Are suffering with low self-esteem/lack of confidence
- Are emotionally or behaviourally challenged
- Have sensory impairments
- Are difficult to place
- Are victims of domestic abuse or violence
- Are sibling groups
- Are high risk
- Are multiple absconders
- Misuse substances
- Have mental health issues
THE EVOKE CARE TEAM
Registered Manager, Crescent House
Shubina is the Registered Manager of Crescent House in Norbury. With over 15 years of extensive experience in social care settings, Shubina brings a wealth of incredible childcare knowledge and expertise. Shubina has previous experience as a foster carer/social worker where she helped numerous children and young people find their feet with her love, care and support. The concept of making a difference to children and young people holds a place firmly in her heart.
Shubina has also been a social worker and a systematic practitioner; both roles gave her a thorough understanding of working with young people who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties. Shabina is also a fun loving and passionate person who thoroughly enjoys her role especially when she sees the results of dedicating her time to supporting young people so they have a positive experience. She places much importance in providing a loving, warm and nurturing environment with plenty of laughter, believing the true reward is watching her charges grow, develop and achieve their dreams. Shubina is completely focused on providing the best possible outcomes for the children and young people at Evoke Care.
Supporting Shabina, David is a graduate in Business Administration and Management but also has a further passion for care and support work, particularly when it involves young adults and children with challenging behaviour.
David has five years of working experience as a practitioner in residential social care settings and a Level 5 qualification in Residential Childcare. He is a self-aware, energetic person who brings stability and calm to fraught situations. He is also patient, understanding, assertive and proactive, all important skills in childcare.
Senior Support Worker/Deputy Manager
Christine has over 28 years of experience working in the Health and Social Care sector. She has worked in many different areas, including childcare homes with children with EBD, Autism, learning difficulties and other mental and physical disabilities. During her time in the Health and Social Care sector, Christine held senior posts for four years before moving onto Evoke Care.
Christine gained her HND qualification in Mental Health in 2009 and in 2014 achieved a BSC Honours working with Children and Family. Furthermore, Christine holds a Level 5 qualification in Management and Leadership along with numerous certificates gained through online training courses.
Larry has an impressive background in support work and has been a Senior Support Worker in various
settings. He has a strong and caring personality, enjoys a challenge and describes himself as
super-organised! A great problem-solver, Larry is an asset to the Evoke Care team.
Ernesta started working with children as a swimming instructor and soon realised she loved helping young people so she traded in her swimming hat and began her social care career as a Health Care Assistant. She is a fun person with a dynamic personality and loves to have a giggle!
Mia obtained a distinction in Educational Social Care which led her to work in special education and residential childcare homes. She is a very happy, smiley person who also loves to bake in her spare time.
A Senior Support Worker with extensive training and experience behind him, Ola particularly enjoys working with young, vulnerable adults and children. He has a Level 5 qualification in Residential Childcare and his strengths lay in his ability to be empathetic, organised and a good listener. He also has a very caring personality, communicates well and is kind-hearted.
With a keen interest in graphic design and art & design, Robert has taught art in schools and enjoys working with children. His goal is always to make a valuable contribution using his many skills and abilities. Friendly, with a good sense of humour, Robert is a true team player.
Tarquinn has seven years’ experience working with children and young people who display challenging behaviours along with other special needs. He is always positive and has an excellent work ethic. With his training and experience, he provides a high level of quality care for young people at Evoke Care.
What we do
Being the Best at What We Do
In-House Training Courses
External Training Courses
- Methods of Control and Safe Restraint (team teach)
- CWDC Induction
- First Aid (one day & 3 day)
- Administration of Medication
- Attachment Theory
- Drug and Alcohol Awareness
- Attachment, Separation and Loss
- Food Hygiene
- Health and Safety/ Fire Prevention
- Infection & Control
- Anti-Discriminatory Practice
- Equality & Diversity
- Assessment Techniques/Risk Assessment
- Basic Counselling Skills
- Log Recording and Report Writing
- Key Working
- Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour
- Working with Self Harm
- Sanction & Reward
- Attachment, Separation and Loss
- Reporting under schedule 5 of the Children’s Homes Regulations