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Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour
Closing Date: 08/03/21
Relief Support Worker – King’s Lynn, Norfolk
We currently have an amazing opportunity open for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join us as a Relief Support Worker at our Residential Children’s Home in King’s Lynn, Norfolk.
We need people with a caring and calm approach to help support and nurture the children living with the children’s home. You need to be warm, considerate, and resilient as sometimes the children can present complex emotional and behavioural needs.
At Break, we are committed to opening the door to brighter tomorrows for Looked after Children. We know that not everyone gets the start they deserve in life, so we are passionate about providing the highest level of care to our service users. At the heart of what we do is the ethos that children and young people feel safe, protected, and loved.
The ability to work on a rota basis will be essential as the role will include evening and weekend work along with sleep in’s. All shifts will be agreed in advance with the Line Manager.
Candidates must have a relevant Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce Diploma or equivalent, or be prepared to complete one within two years of appointment (this time frame may differ if you have worked within the care industry previously and not yet completed a Level 3 relevant qualification).
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and supportive employer and recognise that working in care, although incredibly rewarding, is not without its challenges. Therefore, we want you to feel appreciated for the life changing work you are doing. You will receive comprehensive training, free meals while on duty, have excellent career progression opportunities, and be working in a warm and welcoming work environment – amongst many other things.
Salary: £9.50 – £9.92 per hour depending on qualifications – an additional £50.00 will be paid for each sleep in
Hours: As and when required
Closing Date: Monday, 8th March 2021
Interviews: Tuesday 16th March 2021 & Thursday, 18th March 2021.
The first interview which will be a Safe Care/Warner style interview, will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. If successful after the first interview, candidates will then attend a formal interview. This will also be held virtually.
Please note, all invites to interview will be sent via email. Please regularly check your emails, including any spam folders, for further communication from us. Failure to attend an interview may result in your application being withdrawn.
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 People Resources Team via the contact details found on our website.