Post 16 Support Worker – Fareham, Hampshire

Job Reference – 465

 

Location: Fareham

Hours: Full Time 37.5 per week

Salary: £9.26 per hour plus enhancements for evenings and weekends (on average £18,062 per annum)

Additional benefits:  Health cash plan scheme; Pension Scheme; Staff Discounts; Childcare vouchers; Employee Assistance Programme (EAP); Great development opportunities.

 

Are you looking for a new, bigger more exciting challenge?

Do you want to work for an organisation that was voted the 3rd best not-for-profit organisation in the UK by the Sunday Times?

Would you like the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and adults?

If you have answered yes to all three questions, Fair Ways and this role is the perfect opportunity for you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated, hard working professionals. You will receive all the training and support you need to fast track yourself to success. Fair Ways will provide you with a career with genuine development opportunities and a chance to enhance your salary within your respective pay band. Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity that strongly believes in providing opportunities for people to meet their full potential. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect ALL staff to share this commitment.

About the Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, energetic and conscientious Support Worker to join our Post 16 Service in Fareham, Hampshire. Castle House is specifically set up for females aged between 16 and 25. You will take responsibility for the running of the home as a lone worker within a team supporting young people to develop independent living skills to enable them to live independently in the community.
The position is on a rota basis with shifts covering days, evenings and weekends. As part of our team, you will deliver the highest standards of care, protection and support to Children and Young People by facilitating their physical and psychological development.

Essential Skills:

Our ideal candidate will be a positive and motivated individual with excellent communication skills helping to guide our young people with general life skills. We would like this candidate to demonstrate a flexible approach to the task and be resilient under pressure. All candidates must have a full driving licence and have access to use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure (DBS). The disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.

Desirable Skills:

At Fair Ways we aim to make a difference through passionate care, support and education. We have worked hard to create a culture where we say what we say we will do, when we said we would do it; we are inclusive, open minded and treat each other with respect; we focus on learning, not blaming; and we are open, honest and have integrity.

Interested in the vacancy? We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.

Download the Job Description and an Application Form here or please phone Head Office (02380 230400)

and ask for the Recruitment Team or email Recruitment@fairways.co

Closing date: 26th August 2018

Interview date: TBC