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Support Worker

Reference

PRI41684

Location

Bath Road Children's Home, near Frome, Somerset, BA11

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,132 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Our children’s home in Frome are recruiting for experienced, vibrant role models to join their team as a Support Worker.  Our home is a comfortable, warm environment that supports the needs of children between the ages of 8 – 18 who have complex needs which may include autistic spectrum disorder.  Our focus is to support our young people to develop life skills and independence in a fun, nurturing and understanding way.

As a Support Worker, you will:

  • Support our young people with daily life which may include shopping, swimming, visiting restaurants and days out!
  • Encourage positive behaviours and caring for the well-being of our service users.
  • Support the wider team of staff within the home/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:

  • Previous experience with young people with challenging behaviour, particularly autistic spectrum disorder and associated difficulties?
  • Are you looking to progress with a company that invests in training and career development?
  • A clean driving license with at least 3 years driving experience?

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 cashback 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 been affected by coronavirus, or are tired of working from home we have care and education roles available across the country for temp, part-time and full time roles.

Search all our available roles here: https://jobs.priorygroup.com/

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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.

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Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

30/10/2020