Support Worker (Community and Education) HRIN49979

Recruiter
Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
Location
Bolton
Salary
£8.25/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker (Community and Education) HRIN49979
Bolton/Bury
£8.25 per hour

Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements. They are currently recruiting for Outreach Support Workers in Bury and Education Support Workers in Bolton. Outreach is a great role for students studying H&SC or similar.

Hours: 16 – 40 a week
Location: Across Bury and Bolton College

This service provides support to families and their children to access services and activities in the local Community and home environment. These roles are extremely flexible and they offer working hours from 16 to 40 hours per week. They do have some support during the day, Monday to Friday (Education) but the majority of the work will be after school/early evenings and weekends typically between 3pm and 9pm Monday to Friday and 9 am to 6.30 pm at the weekend. There are additional hours available during school holidays. You will be part of a large team but the nature of the work will require you to work on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with the children you support.

The service focuses on enabling children with learning/physical disabilities or an autism spectrum condition to access their local community and education setting to enjoy leisure activities of their choice, to sustain and develop new friendships and to have the opportunities that all children deserve to learn and enjoy new skills and interests.

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. The role requires a high level of commitment and the desire and ability to provide the best support that they can whilst respecting the needs and values of the individuals you support. They would like you to have good communication and interpersonal skills and be flexible to respond to the needs of the projects and the service users.

As part of your hard work and dedication our client offer the following benefits;

• Great working environment with excellent facilities and the opportunity to join the Trust's head office function
• Childcare Vouchers
• Pension scheme
• Death in Service plan
• Training and development

Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements. Their fostering service provides family placements in the North West and neighbouring regions.

They provide some of the leading specialist education services in the North West region, operating a range of special schools, a further education college and centres supporting those who cannot attend mainstream schools. In addition, they offer a wide range of training, consultancy and support services for parents and carers.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email