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Residential Support Worker - £500 joining bonus*

Reference

PRI30214

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 plus £35 per sleep in)

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Our Children’s Home close to the village of Old Basing is recruiting enthusiastic role models to join their team as a Support Worker.  Our home is a comfortable and warm environment that supports the needs of children and young people who have a primary diagnosis of moderate to severe autism with moderate challenging behaviour and associated conditions such as ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome.

Because we want you to get off to the best start with us, we are giving you an extra £250 when you join us.  When you are settled in in 6 months’ time, we will give you an extra £250 for your hard work!

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 our children and young people the opportunity to access community activities and facilities.

As a Support Worker, you will:

  • Support our young people with their daily life routines, which may include supporting them during the Education day and other fun social activities
  • Encourage positive behaviours and caring for the well-being of the young person
  • With the support of the wider team of staff within the home and school to ensure the young people reach their full potential
  • Be required to work flexibly and to undertake shift work including early shifts, late shifts and weekends.

Do you have:

  • Passion, enthusiasm, self-motivation and commitment to succeed?
  • Are you looking to progress with a company that invests in training and career development?

If the answer is yes to the above, become your best you and apply today!

For amazing work, we give amazing rewards:

  • Online discounts and cash back for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.

If you have specific questions to ask before making an application, please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193.

*Current employees, those referred by employees or an agency are not eligible for the joining bonus.

Division DBS info

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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Closing Date

02/01/2020