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Bank Support Worker

Reference

PRI50945

Location

Children's Home, Whiston, Rotherham

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Bank

Salary

£17,375.50 - £18,124.50 + £35.00 sleep in

Hours

Bank

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

Due to staff progression our Children's Home in Whiston, Rotherham, are currently recruiting Bank Support Workers to join our team.

At our home in Whiston we have a professional, diverse and supportive team from a range of backgrounds that support our young people with everyday activities and day trips as well as emotional and behavioural difficulties.  We also achieved a ‘Good’ grading at our most recent Ofsted Inspection.

Our home currently supports 4 boys between the age of 9 - 18 that have emotional and behavioural difficulties and complex diagnoses such as ASD.  Your support will keep you active and occupied providing you with a range of new experiences whilst supporting our young people to build their self-esteem and learn life skills.

Our young people do have behaviours that challenge so you will need to be emotionally resilient and able to cope with change.  Due to the needs of our young people, we are specifically looking for candidates who drive.

As part of your role, you will be required to complete a Level 3 qualification in Residential Childcare funded by us.

Hours:

  • Shift patterns: Early 7:30am - 15:30pm, late 14:00pm - 22:30pm & Full Day 7:30am - 22:30pm
  • Occasional sleep in duties may be required at £35 per shift.

At Aspris, we are dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of the children and young people within our homes, and always celebrate uniqueness and diversity.

Our homes are part of a large children’s group with a national footprint offering significant development, support and progression opportunities. We also operate a fostering service and a number of high quality specialist schools in both the UK and the Middle East. 

Your Benefits

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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Disclosure

We are 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 a disclosure check with the relevant disclosure body at an enhanced level. Aspris Children’s Services will cover the cost of the disclosure check.

Closing Date

30/09/2021