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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI53620

Location

Grosvenor House, Ross on Wye, HR9

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,394 - £18,330 (DOE) + £2,800 - £4,900 annual sleep in allowance

Hours

37.5 hours per week

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 people in this sector.

Our Children’s Home situated in Ross on Wye are seeking a permanent full-time Residential Support Worker to help our young people to achieve their full potential. 

Are you hard working and keen to learn?

Can you be a role model to the young people we support?

Our Residential Support Workers are key members of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our young people.  Through a warm, welcoming and relaxed approached within a structured environment, you will encourage our young people to develop social, educational and practical skills to lead a fulfilling life set in beautiful surroundings.

The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour.  Due to the rural location of our home, you will need to hold a full driving license.

Our home uses a rota system to ensure the young people in our home get the care they need and this may include working some weekends and bank holidays. 

Please see an example of the rolling rota pattern over 3 weeks below.

Week 1: Monday & Thursday

Week 2: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

Week 3: Tuesday & Friday

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.

What do you get in return?

  • 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.

You can be part of something special

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. 

Grosvenor House is registered children's home for up to 5 young people of either gender from the age of 14 to 19.  We believe our home is a special place where we can enhance the daily living experiences and activities for our children and young people.  These experiences are meaningful and memorable and are designed to meet the needs of individual children in areas that are personal to them. Grosvenor house is one of six homes that feed into the Priory Queenswood School.

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021