Support Worker - Preston | 29155 | Zoek UK
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Preston, Lancashire, England
£9 - £10 per hour + Benefits
Permanent (Full time)
Salary:£ - £ per hour + Benefits
Contract type:Permanent, Full Time (40hrs)
About the role and the setting:
The young people we educate and care for come to us with a huge variety of needs and difficulties. Our challenge is to help them build the hope, confidence, knowledge and skills to unlock their potential.
From innovative educational experiences to national curriculum programmes, supported by passionate teams of specialists and key workers, we actively enable each young person to achieve their personal best, all in an environment that best suits them.
Set in over 20 acres of beautiful countryside with the potential for forest dens and classrooms, gardens, stables, tracks and trails, our teams will have the chance to build an amazing landscape for nurturing and developing the creativity and imagination of our children and young people.
The pupils are fully supported with a tailored programme for their Care and Education and we deliver rich and innovative experiences, playing to each child's strengths, to prepare them for their lives ahead. Close community ties underpin these opportunities in and around the Roman town of Ribchester and the city of Preston, with easy access to a host of engaging activities to encourage inclusion and positive outcomes for all our students.
As a key part of the dedicated teams we allocate to every child, you'll have a vital role in helping children learn and develop skills for life. You don't need any special qualifications for this role, but you do need to share our passion to help children be the very best they can be.
In return, our new and improved training programmes will help you develop your professional skills. And you'll also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and, just like our residents, you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.
We are looking for Support Workers that are:
- Passionate about improving the lives of others
- A positive and consistent role model to others
- Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational
- A calm and listening person with a mature, supportive approach
- Flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis to suit your needs
- An excellent communicator and team player
- Seeking career development and training.
Fully supported 6 month probationary period- You will receive a mentor and line manager to help you get the best start to your career.
We also offer a Level 3 RQF Child and young person's workforce qualification- FREE
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £-£ per hour
- Bike to work scheme
- Company pension
- Discounted or free food
- Employee discount
- On-site parking
- Referral programme
- Store discounts
- Monday to Friday
- Support Worker: 1 year (preferred)
- Driving Licence (preferred)
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