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Support Worker (Children & Young People)


Between £8.30-10.00 Per Year

Full Time


Closing Date: 07/11/21



Support Worker (Children & Young People)

Job Ref: BR3665


March, Cambridgeshire


Hours: 38 hours per week


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). PLUS the potential for an additional £3,000 earnings from sleep in allowance. PLUS the opportunity for overtime.




Are you a good team player?  Do you like being hands on and providing support directly to people? Are you patient and resilient? Are you keen to learn and develop your skills?  If this sounds like you then we would love you to apply for this exciting role.




Here at Break we love delivering amazing services for children and young people.  Our team are committed to providing care, support, and a brighter future for the children, young people, and families who need us, for as long as they need us. As an innovator in transition support for young people leaving care, we also have children’s homes across East Anglia, a centre for families in crisis, a family centre, a fostering agency and services for children with disabilities and their families. Our work allows members of our community to look to the future with hope.


This is a great opportunity to start and/or grow your career in social care, you will get lots of training and support and be able to earn significantly above the basic salary with sleep in’s (which will be part of your shift pattern) and overtime.


We are proud of the fact that we are a supportive employer who rewards you for your hard work and involvement in our life-changing charity. There are multiple benefits of this role, such as:

  • A competitive holiday allowance
  • Enhanced pension contributions of employer 5% and employee 3%
  • Discounted Will writing service
  • Employee access to Techscheme, allowing you to buy tech more easily
  • Support for improving your financial wellbeing
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes, including pension
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Support for your mental health via our employee counselling service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to a wealth of development opportunities


Full details regarding the role can be found under the documents sections at the top of the advert.


Closing Date: 07/11/2021


Interview Date:  TBC


Interviews:  The first interview will be a Safe Care/Warner style interview, which will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams.  If successful after the first interview, candidates will be expected to attend a formal interview, again this will take place virtually.  We anticipate that interviews 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 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.


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