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Support Worker (EBD)

Reference

PRI26362

Location

Children's Home, Dover, Kent

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary

£19,000 - £21,000

Hours

39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

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. This is a 6 bedded home for children with challenging behaviours.

As a Support Worker for our children with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

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.

What we’d like from you:

  • 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

What we’d like to give you:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Computing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Pension

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 ability to drive is not essential but is preferred for this role.

Apply Now!

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

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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