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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI23513

Location

Linden House, Near Basingstoke, RG24

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,117.75 per annum (£9.29 per hour)

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Are you ready to make a real and lasting difference?

Would you like to be part of a team committed to ensuring that our children and young people achieve their full potential?     

If so, the role of Residential Support Worker could be right for you.
 
As a Residential Support Worker you will ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe, healthy and able to make a positive contribution, realising their full potential through enjoyment, achievement and economic well being.
This is a 52 week post and you must be prepared to work on a shift system including early, late and weekend shifts.

To succeed you will posses:

•           Emotional resilience
•           Flexibility, resourcefulness
•           A strong 'can do' attitude
•           Effective communication skills
•           Previous experience in a special needs environment would be   
               desirable but not essential as full training will be given to                   
               candidates who can demonstrate that they possess the skills
               required to be successful and a desire to learn
 

  We can offer you:

•           Comprehensive Induction and commitment to training &
               development
•           Guidance, support and the benefit of being part of a strong
               and focused team
•           Pension
•           Just Drive Scheme
•           Cycle Scheme
•           Childcare vouchers
•           Retail rewards scheme
 

Linden House is a small and well equipped children's home which accommodates children and young people with a primary diagnosis of moderate to severe autism with moderate challenging behaviour and associated conditions such as ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome.

Linden House is a detached bungalow situated in a pleasant, rural location with picturesque views and open fields; it is steeped in history, particularly the civil war. Situated close to the village of Old Basing it has excellent national transport links and offers it's residence the opportunity to access community activities and facilities.

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193.

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form fully as we cannot short list from a C.V.       

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References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or 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.

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

 

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.

 

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.

Let us know how we are doing, review us on Indeed  or Glassdoor by following these links

Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Closing Date

02/01/2019