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Support Worker (Children & Young People)

Reference

PRI26361

Location

Children's Home, Worthing, West Sussex

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £21,472 (inc sleep ins)

Hours

39 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Challenge Yourself , Make A Difference

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for vulnerable young people across the UK.

Our ambitious and energetic colleagues help make our company what it is and we are looking for more people who have got what it takes.  The environments we work in can be challenging so the people that join us need to have a passion for the work we do and be strong role models for the young people we support.

It is an essential requirement of the role that applicants must have at least 6 months experience with children and young people with challenging behaviour in a similar role.  It is also a requirement for successful applicants to hold a clean driving license.

We look to reward your hard work with progression and a lively team culture as well as;

  • 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
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • SMART Pension option

Our home in Worthing has five bedrooms and provides a high standard of care and support for young people who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

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 and New Year will be worked on a rota basis.

The Support worker role in Worthing is for 39 hours a week with 5 weeks holiday. Applicants should have, or be willing to work towards, QCF/NVQ3.

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

References

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

 

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

30/04/2019