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Support Worker (Children & Young People)

Kings Lynn

Full Time

Break

Closing Date: 10/10/21

Support Worker

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

 

We currently have an amazing opportunity open for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join us as a Full Time Support Worker at our Residential Children’s Home in Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

 

We need people with a caring and calm approach to help support and nurture the children and young people. You need to be warm, considerate, and resilient as the children can present complex emotional and behavioural needs.

 

At Break, our aim is to enable to Children and Young People to be as independent as possible within a fun and caring environment.

 

The ability to work on a rota basis will be essential as the role will include evening, weekend work along with sleep in’s. All shifts will be agreed in advance with the Line Manager. Candidates should also hold a full valid driving licence.

 

Qualifications

 

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.

 

Essential Information:

 

Salary: £19,634 – £19,986 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

 

Hours: 38 hours per week

 

Closing Date:  10/10/2021

 

Interviews:  TBC

 

Interviews:  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.  We anticipate that each interview should last around 60 minutes.

 

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 Failure to attend an interview may result in your application being withdrawn.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 or 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.

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