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Residential Support Worker (£500 bonus)

Reference

PRI38706

Location

Children's Home, March M, Cambridgeshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,702.39 - £20,155.17 + £35 per night sleep in

Hours

39 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Inspire Others, Build your Career, and Get £500*

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

 

Where you’ll be working

Our home in March is based in a village location, we provide a safe and supportive environment for young people with sexually harmful behaviours.

Ideally we are looking for people with previous experience but what we really want is an outgoing attitude, dedication to making a difference and to be support workers that share our commitment to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare.

Duties

As a Support Worker, you’ll be doing the following:

  • 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 behaviours are addressed promptly and sensitively
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans
  • Support young people in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour
  • You will be assigned a key child and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies
  • Support and encourage educational engagement

Level 3 Residential Childcare qualification desirable but not essential for this role.

Due to the location of the Home near March, you would need to be a driver and have your own car.

 

Careers

Priory Group now offer a Career Pathway to all of our employees that allows you to build your skills and plan for your future career, find out more by following the link:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

You can also share your journey using #priorycareers

Benefits

The other benefits you’ll get when you join us:

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

What’s next?

To apply, just click the link below. Our application form captures information to help keep children safe so thank you for taking the time to complete it.

If you have questions and want to find out more please contact Nicki Ablett on nickiablett@priorygroup.com or 0116 240 8682 option 2.

*candidates that have been referred by an agency or a priory employee will not be eligible for the joining bonus

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

31/07/2020