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 Shubina, 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.
Robert is qualified in effective communication with children and families and is experienced working with young people in different settings with autism and art. Working with Evoke Care led Robert to be enrolled for his Level 3 Diploma in Health and social care and he continues to prosper.
Tamunobelebara is a bank support worker and has obtained a Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care. Tammie worked as a nanny for 5 years and seeks to face new challenges using her tangible skills and is broadening her experience working with young people here at Evoke Care
Antonella is a qualified social worker with experience in providing high quality care and support to people who are socially excluded or who are experiencing problems in their lives. With years of experience in social care and volunteering in Italy and London, Antonella is a highly skilled, attentive and proficient individual who always strives for the very best.
Senior Support Worker
Dean is an enthusiastic, self-motivated and dedicated individual who enjoys working as part of a team at Evoke. An organised, diligent and professional person who is very approachable – Dean is a pleasure to have on the team and brings out the best in everybody.
Jerone is a hard-working professional who has a wealth of experience in management, team-building, professional and personal development. Known for an interactive teaching style that encourages student participation and enthusiasm while facilitating learning.
Senior Support Worker
A reliable, dedicated individual who is friendly, approachable and holds over five years of experience, working in various support roles, both individual one to one and in group sessions. Holding Diploma’s in Management & Leadership, Health and Social Care Adults and Children and many, many more, Natasha is a lovely person and always puts others first.
Senior Support Worker
A resourceful and dedicated team member, and always strives to be a hard worker. An enthusiastic individual with extensive experience across diverse areas of caring experience and always takes the proactive approach when it comes to facing challenges. Holding a Level 3 Diploma in HSC Adults and Children, qualifications in Dementia awareness, First Aid, Health and Safety and more
She has obtained a Level 3 in Business studies and has over 6 years’ experience with recruitment and administration in different settings. Utilising her knowledge, she continues to grow with Evoke Care and doing what she enjoys.
Shantelle is a bank support worker at Evoke Care with 6 years of working alongside vulnerable adults with disabilities. She enjoys working with young children and would like to expand on her experiences, facing different challenges.
Winta is a Full time Support Worker that is a Level 3 Health and social care qualified alongside a psychology honours degree. She has worked with in different settings supporting children with special needs and shows passion to working with young people.
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