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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI48613

Location

Miles Lodge, Near Tadley, Hampshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£22,381.46 (£10.13 per hour)

Hours

42.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Our Children’s Home in Tadley is recruiting enthusiastic role models to join their team as a Support Worker. Set in a semi-rural location within four acres of beautifully mature grounds. Our home is a comfortable and warm environment that supports the needs of children between the ages of 7-19 who have complex needs which include autistic spectrum disorder.  Our focus is to support our young people to develop their life skills and independence in a fun and nurturing way.

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.

What we'd like from you:

  • Emotional resilience
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness
  • A strong 'can do' attitude
  • Highly developed organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Previous experience in a special needs environment/school would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

If you would like to find out more or if you have specific questions to ask before making an application please contact Dianne Price, School Business Manager on 07795 636193

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form fully as we cannot short list from a C.V.       

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

30/06/2021