Support worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
19000.0000
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Full time Support worker position working with adult ex-offenders in Cheltenham. £19.8k a year.

Your new company
The organisation is a large national charity that look after adults who have served prison sentences. Their aim is to home and rehabilitate ex-offenders who may have committed serious crimes. The charity has an the best non re-offending rate of any similar organisation and pride themselves on the fantastic work they do to reintegrate the people they look after into society.

Your new role
The job is working within the home as a Project support worker to help in the rehabilitation of the residents whilst maintaining the charities ethos in the day to day running of the home. Your job is to essentially support and work with residents through their care plan and various issues that they have faced since leaving prison.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have had previous experience of working with ex-offenders in a similar environment, although this does not have to be in a residential home. You will also need to hold an NVQ in health and social care.

What you'll get in return
A genuine opportunity to progress within the charity into management roles. A competitive starting salary of £19,741, ongoing high quality training and development opportunities in a supportive environment, including vocational training, after 2 years' service 30 days holiday, plus bank holidays, contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme, individual performance management and development reviews, Independent Employee Assistance programme, access to a holiday flat in Torquay which is available to all staff for a nominal charge and childcare vouchers to help staff manage childcare costs...phew!

What you need to do now
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