Support Worker at Fullerton House College
£8.25 - £8.90 per hour dependant on qualifications (overtime available at enhanced rates)
Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here.
Fullerton House College is a specialist residential school, offering flexible education and care for up to 52 weeks per year, for young people aged 18 to 25. All of our young people have complex needs including behaviour that may challenge and a learning disability, often in association with autism.
At Fullerton House College, young people live in the heart of the community, in an urban setting with facilities including a local sports centre with swimming pool, supermarket, outdoor market, shops, playgrounds, cafés, restaurants and large open spaces for outdoor activities.
Being a Support Worker at Fullerton House College is a career like no other. It's rewarding, challenging and offers a level of job satisfaction you won't find elsewhere. Supporting young people with autism and complex needs with their daily routines and helping them access new experiences are the little things that you can do to make a difference.
If you have patience, empathy, resilience and are a natural communicator, this could be the ideal career for you. At the Hesley Group we believe that our staff are key to the success of the organisation and so we offer support and excellent training opportunities to help you progress your career to become a Qualified Support Worker and beyond in a great working environment.
You will be joining a team whose focus is to provide support of the highest quality, safeguard and promote the needs of the people we support and you will be joining a company who values its employees.
If you're unsure whether or not you would enjoy and excel at being a Support Worker within one of our services you can take our interactive quiz. You don’t need to register to complete it and your answers will be completely anonymous. Completing the quiz will give you a real insight into the role of being a Support Worker with Hesley Group. You'll be given instant on-screen feedback from your answers throughout the quiz and an overall summary at the end on whether this could be the ideal career for you.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Donna Tanner on 01709 861663.
You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.
Your Guide to Being a Support Worker Leaflet
Additional Information for Applicants
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To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating the job reference number FHC/05/SW/18 and include your full name and address.
By application only, CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 31 May 2018.
Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (Noon) on the closing date may not be processed.
Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.