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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Support Worker -  Cranborne, Dorset - £25,597 - £27,911

Call/email Ellie at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.


Position: Support Worker

Location: Cranborne, Dorset 

Hourly Rate: £11.72-£12.78 per hour 

Annual Salary: £25,596.90 - £27,911.10 (depending on experience and qualifications)

Hours: 12 hour shifts, 8am-8pm- average 42 hours per week spread over 3-4 shifts per week (including every other weekend)

 

Skills and Qualifications

 Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate (No experience need – they will fund all your training): 

  •         Willingness to participate, be positive and creative in meeting our young person’s needs 

  •         Able to support and develop independence skills such as budgeting, shopping, cooking, housekeeping as well as accessing the wider community and using public transport.

  •         Ability to prompt / encourage in a positive manner whilst providing social/emotional behavioural support

  •         Ability to show a strong understanding of what “good care” looks like and how to put the young person’s needs first, whilst empowering them to be independent

  •         Due to our rural location access to transport and a drivers licence is essential

  •         Given the age of our students all applicants must be 21 and over


Benefits:

  •          Full training with the opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care (funded by us!) 

  •          Free lunch

  •          Perkbox subscription

  •          Life assurance and pension 

  •          Health cash back plan 

  •         Car lease scheme 

  •          Bike to work scheme  

  • Free parking  


Your Role:

Following a handover from our night team; you'll support students with their morning routine, ensuring they are ready for their day in College. This will be with the use of verbal and visual prompting dependent on the need of the student.

 

Once at college, you’ll work alongside our Teachers and TA’s and assist the students in staying concentrated and focused on their work; providing emotional support as required.

 

You’ll also provide a key liaison point for parent and carers and ensure all health/medical appointments are attended. 

 

After college you’ll work with the students in preparation from dinner (again; prompting/motivating rather than doing); and in the evening you’ll join in with whatever activities the students want to do.

 

The key to this role will be your ability to participate and to motivate whilst ensuring our students develop their own independent living skills.


Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.





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