Post 16 Support Worker – Solent

Job Reference: 469

               

Hours: Full Time 37.5/40 per week – part time hours will be considered

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 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 the Solent area. 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. Previous experience working with childrenAll 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:

Previous experience working with children and young people and an NVQ3 in Childcare are desirable.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.

Next Step

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: 30th September 2018

Interview date: TBC