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Support Worker

Reference

PRI31749

Location

Children's Home - Chesterfield

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£16,185 - £18,000 Per Annum + £35 sleep in allowance

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are recruiting for Residential Support Worker’s to join our family.  As a residential support worker you will be a key member of our children’s home team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people throughout their day-to-day life. You must be approachable and  able to communicate with children of all ages.

Moorfield House and Moor Farm Cottage are semi rural Children’s Home on the outskirts of Temple Normanton village and Calow near Chesterfield.  We care for up to 8 young people aged 9-16+ years exhibiting Behavioural, Emotional, and Social Difficulties

Moor Farm Cottage/Moorfield House replicates a caring, family environment that provides the opportunities that will hopefully one day help our young people to lead positive and rewarding lives. we are looking for dedicated, caring and passionate people to support our Young People.

The successful candidate will be required to build good relationships with both young people and their families, supporting them in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible at our Children’s home.

This is a physically demanding role, you must  have the confidence to deal with the challenging behaviours that autism can present.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our employees to share in this commitment.

Successful applicants must ideally have previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour, however if you have the right personality we will support you to gain and develop the experience. 

A full driving licence held for 3+ years is essential for this position. 

Our support worker roles in Chesterfield offer a salary of up £18,000 per annum. Plus sleep in allowance and overtime. 

Hours

A family is 24/7 and so are we.
As a residential support worker you must be flexible as the home uses a three week rolling rota comprising of early and late shifts covering weekdays and weekends. This role does not require any contractual ‘sleep-in’ duties but may be occasionally asked to cover sleep in.

What we’d like to give you:

  • Sponsored access to Diploma Level 3 in Residential Childcare (if not already obtained)
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Priory Group Pension
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Online benefits portal and high street store cash back rewards
  • Priory Group Career Pathways - build your skills and plan for your future career with on-going training supported.

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.

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.

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

30/11/2019