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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI28541

Location

Children's Home, Bromley, London

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £21,472 per annum (inc sleep ins)

Hours

39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Do you want a career where you change lives?  Do you want to work with Children and Young People?

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

Our children's home in Bromley 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.

What we’d like our Support Workers to have:

  • A clean driving license for at least 3 years as our Support Workers are required to support with day trips, school runs, hospital appointments and other outings
  • 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.

Hours:

In general our shifts are 24 hours starting at 8am or 9am 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.

Applicants should have, or be willing to work towards, QCF/NVQ Level 3.

What you will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Pension.

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

30/06/2019