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Support Worker Young People

Reference

PRI28081

Location

Children's Home, Long Bennington, Newark, Lincolnshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

up to £17,126.42 per annum. Plus £35 nightly sleep in and additional overtime rate

Hours

40 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

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

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

Our Children’s Home situated in Long Bennington is seeking a Residential Support Worker. As a Care Support Worker at our children’s home in Long Bennington you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people. Through a warm, welcoming and relaxed approached with a structured environment, you will encourage young people to develop social, educational and practical skills to lead a fulfilling life set in beautiful surroundings.  We care for up to 3 young people exhibiting Behavioural, Emotional, and Social Difficulties. The home is situated in a semi rural location so ability to drive will be essential.

As a Residential Support Worker for our young people in the Long Bennington, Newark area you can expect a salary of up to £17,126.42 per annum. Plus £35 nightly sleep in and additional overtime rate.

Hours

Examples of shifts can include

Single shift : 07:30 am -23:00 pm

Double Shifts : 07:30 am -23:00 pm + sleep in 07:00 am -23:00 pm

As a Support worker you will:

  • Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Manage the well-being and behaviour of young people ensuring behaviour's are addressed promptly and sensitively
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour

Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification is desirable but not essential for this role (we can support with the training of this.) Previous experience of working with Young People who can exhibit challenging behaviours would be desirable, however if you have the right personality we will support you to gain and develop your experience. 

For amazing work we give amazing rewards:

  • £1000 monthly lotto
  • 100’s of online discounts and cash back deals
  • Cash for colleagues- Earn money for friends you recommend
  • Priory Group Pension
  • Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported

If you feel that you can help us and our young people maintain our Outstanding home then please apply today!

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, 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

31/05/2019