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Location
Children's Home, Faversham, Kent
Priory Group Division
Education & Children's Services
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
up to £25,721 (inc sleep ins)
Hours
39 per week
Job Advert Location Description

Do you want a career where you change lives?


Do you want to work with Children and Young People?

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

We offer careers in Support work, Teaching, Administration and More!

What you will receive:

A competitive salary
 Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training including Qualifications in Health and Social care
A generous annual leave entitlement
Private health scheme
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Cycle to work scheme
Health cash plan
Dental insurance
Travel insurance
SMART Childcare Vouchers
  SMART Pension option

Our home in Faversham has four bedrooms and provides a high standard of care and support for young people who have emotional and behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviour.

To succeed we need people who share our passion for making a difference and ideally have previous experience of working with challenging behaviour. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare and expect all staff to share this commitment.

A family is 365 days a year and so are we!

Our shifts reflect this.

In general our shifts are 24 hours starting at 8 or 9 am through to the next day with a sleep in.

If you are working full time  this would be 3 days a week. Weekends/Bank Holidays/Christmas/New Year will be worked on a rota basis.

The Senior support worker role in Faversham is for 39 hours a week with 5 weeks holiday. Applicants should have significant previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour and must have a relevant Level 3 Diploma. 

What we’d like our Senior Support Workers to have

     Excellent communication skills
     Effective organisational capability
     Great team player
     Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
     Strong “can do” attitude

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 5 years.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
28/02/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Please search for live opportunities or use the Register Interest facility to sign up for job alerts and/or leave your CV speculatively.