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Break

Closing Date: 31/01/22

Mobile Support Worker

 

Salary – The current full time salary for this position is £19,634 to £19,986 per annum, depending on qualifications (maximum full time job rate potential is £20,736 per annum which is performance related).

 

Hours – 38 hours per week

 

Location – Norfolk & Cambridgeshire

 

About Break:

 

Nobody chooses the family or circumstances they are born into. At Break we firmly believe that with the right care, there is no limit to what can be achieved.

 

We work across East Anglia with children and young people on the edge of care, in care and leaving care. Whether you’re interested in working in our residential homes and short breaks for children with disabilities, our pioneering Staying Close Staying Connected project or vital essentials like our family assessment centre and wraparound care offer, one thing is universal: you’ll be joining a team of passionate and dedicated individuals who want the very best for the young people they care for.

 

Why Break?

 

At Break we invest in the future of our staff just as we do for the young people in our services. We strive to provide the highest quality of care, so whether you’re just starting your career in children’s social care or are already qualified, you’ll be supported, recognised and rewarded for your essential part in our vital work.

 

About the role:

 

As a Support Worker in Break’s mobile team you’ll have the opportunity to work across the range of Break’s services. If you’re looking for a varied role which incorporates community and residential services then this is the role for you.

 

Two days are never the same in this role as you work across Norfolk and parts of Cambridgeshire to provide consistent care for service users. You’ll work with young people between the ages of 5 and 25 providing extra support and shift cover in Break’s residential services for young people and those with disabilities, in our Staying Close, Staying Connected service – a pioneering leaving care offer, in our family assessment centre and at our disability short break centre.

 

You’ll bring a positive and can-do attitude to the role, have the ability to adapt to a varied workload and be able to build up strong relationships with a range of professionals and children across Break’s services.

 

In your role, you’ll have access to the following benefits:

 

  • Free, career-enhancing qualifications
  • A “golden hello” scheme welcoming you to our services, with £250 paid to you one month after your start date and a second £250 at the six month mark.
  • A referral scheme offering the same two payments as the golden hello if you recommend a contact who goes on to be employed by Break.
  • A benefits platform enabling you to access discounts across a range of shops, venues and services.
  • A free counselling service to all our employees.
  • The opportunity to influence Break’s strategy and direction through the Staff Consultation Forum.
  • Life assurance to the value of 3x your annual salary.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Free flu jabs.

 

Full details of the role, including a job description and person specification can be found within the ‘documents’ section at the top of this page.

 

To apply use the ‘apply now’ button at the top of this page to be taken to our application site.

 

Closing date: 31/01/2022

 

Interview Date: TBC

 

The first interview will be a Safe Care/ Warner style interview. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then be expected to attend a formal interview.

 

To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. We will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

 

For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on our website.

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