Meet Us

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
…Every
Child
Matters…

THE EVOKE CARE TEAM

Evoke Care is only as good as the team that help run it and that is why we carefully select the very best possible staff members. We choose those that have a true passion for childcare, along with plenty of energy and who display commitment to their work. We strongly believe in investing in our workforce and our training and management systems are second to none, giving staff every opportunity to develop and grow professionally while employed by Evoke Care.

What we do

Being the Best at What We Do

We take staff training and development extremely seriously, constantly striving to build on our experience and give young people quality care. We understand how important training is so we heavily invest in all our staff because we are committed to maintaining competent, skilled staffing and keeping our team motivated. Every month, each member of staff receives one-to-one supervision combined with their own personal development plan which is regularly reviewed. This gives our residents, their families and external carers peace of mind that we are always striving to be the best at what we do.

In-House Training Courses

Training is not just about attending an occasional educational course; it is an integral aspect of Evoke Care. Our senior staff members are a role model for less experienced staff members and are on-hand to teach, assist and offer guidance wherever possible. All staff have structured training programmes in place so their objectives are clearly set out from the moment they join the team. Our day courses and workshops provide staff with invaluable knowledge on numerous subjects especially psychological and focussing on preparing the young people in our care for their future, whether that is returning to their families, entering a different family or their own independent living.

External Training Courses

We also offer courses at local colleges/universities which complement our in-house training. We strongly believe that training is a constantly developing area and expect our consultants and senior staff to keep abreast of new developments. This ensures our training programmes reflect the best of current professional childcare.

Refresher Courses

Safety and restraint is an area that we place great importance on so we make sure that all staff receive relevant training at the beginning of their employment along with mandatory refresher courses throughout their employment. Members of staff who have not yet completed the Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care will be enrolled upon completion of their induction and foundation, in accordance with the National Minimum Standards.
  • Safeguarding
  • 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

Success Stories

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Luke was admitted to Parkview House on 26th August 2005 following his foster placement breakdown after 4 1/2years he then had a further 5 Foster Placements before being placed into a Children’s Home but they found him to be too challenging for them to manage, he smashed many windows in the home, he was then placed at Parkview House…
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Luke was admitted to Parkview House on 26th August 2005 following his foster placement breakdown after 4 1/2years he then had a further 5 Foster Placements before being placed into a Children’s Home but they found him to be too challenging for them to manage, he smashed many windows in the home, he was then placed at Parkview House…