Reference: VAC 11618
Location: Near Tadley
Sector: Education & Children's Services - Children's Home
Salary: £15,161.28 per Annum
Hours: 37.5 hours (38 weeks per year - term time only)
Our client's 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.
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, our client offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of their services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, their teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
Our client 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. They are an equal opportunities employer.
This Children's home is a registered home for up to eleven young people aged 7 to 19 who have complex needs which may include autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and complex associated difficulties.
We believe our Children's Home is a very special home for children and young people where daily living experiences and activities are meaningful and memorable and are designed to meet the needs of individual children in areas that are personal to them.
This Support Worker role in Tadley will be 37.5 hours a week. This is a term-time role and you'll be working on a shift system including early, late and weekend shifts. Applicants should have, QCF/NVQ3 or be willing to work towards this upon completion of probation.
We are seeking a residential support worker to work in safe and homely environment for children and young people between 7-19 who have complex needs which may include Autism. You will work in the residential setting but will also spend time in the school supporting during the academic day.
Ideally, we are looking for people with previous experience but what we really want is an outgoing attitude, dedication to making a difference and to share our commitment to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare.
This Support Worker role will be 37.5 hours a week. This is a term time role and you'll be working on a shift system including early, late and weekend shifts.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:
- Ideally have Level 3 Diplomas in Children or Young People's Workforce or willingness to undertake this qualification within a robust timescale.
- Experience working with a children's home or similar setting.
- Experience working with children with emotional, social and mental health needs who may have challenging behaviour.
- Have excellent communication skills
- Be a strong team player and the ability to remain calm under pressure
- Be flexible and resilient and be able to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
- A strong "can do" attitude
- Have own transport
For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children's Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.
Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.
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