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Residential Support Worker

Reference

PRI54459

Location

Miles Lodge, Near Tadley, Hampshire

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Bank, Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time, Sessional

Salary

£19,674 - £23,314 per annum

Hours

42.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Full Time, Part Time/Job Share, Flexible Contracts considered and overtime available at an enhanced rate.

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our friendly and supportive team. If you are looking for a rewarding and fulfilling position that will help to transform the lives of children in our care, then you are exactly what we are looking for.

Joining our team will include you enjoying many fun outings, including to the cinema, bowling, beach trips and even theme parks!

We provide meals whilst on shift, a joining bonus of £1,000* and when you are in post, you could also earn up to £1,000* when you refer a friend or family member to our organisation through our Cash for Colleagues scheme.

If you want to help inspire and change the lives of young people then we want you to become part of our team – apply today.

About 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 the sector.

As a Residential Support Worker you will ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe, healthy and able to make a positive contribution, realising their full potential through enjoyment, achievement and economic well being.

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.

Our Children’s Home in Tadley is seeking 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.

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

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.

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

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