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College Care Roles – September intake

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To work as part of a team of staff across campus providing care and learning support for our students within the college enthusiastically encouraging them to develop their independence and living skills.

Salary: £9.00 to £9.55 per hour (Over-time paid at £10.00 to £10.55 per hour)
Hours: Full/Part-time (fixed shifts)
Weeks: Term-time only/52 week contracts available
Annual leave: 5 weeks plus 10 days bank holidays (pro-rata for term-time/part-time)
Location: Henshaws College, Harrogate
Contract; Permanent
DBS: Enhanced with child & adult barring

** Internal staff and Staff who are at risk of redundancy - hours will be ring fenced in the first instance.

Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower young people aged 16-25 living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.

Due to increased numbers of students in September 2020. We are now looking to add to our current team of Enablers and Student Support Assistants to work as part of a team providing specialist care and learning support for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD).

As part of our September intake of staff you will be invited to attend a two week training induction to equip you with the skills to be one of our respected Care professionals.

Job Summary:

To work as part of a team of staff across campus providing care and learning support for our students within the college enthusiastically encouraging them to develop their independence and living skills.

As a Henshaws Care professional you will work with our multi specialist teams of professional therapists, behaviour practitioners, clinical team and instructors to support our students to go beyond expectations.

Some of our students may be diagnosed as having a severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. They may also have physical and sensory impairments. Due to the complex needs the learners may have a high level of personal care and clinical needs which need to be met sensitively and professionally in line with rigorous policies.

Key responsibilities will include:

Ensure that the learning needs of the students are met as directed by education staff and work with tutors and other college staff to support the students within their lessons.

To provide support for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) who may exhibit behaviours that cause concern.

Carry out the care requirements for each student as directed on their individual care and support plan. This may involve but is not limited to intimate personal care, feeding (potentially PEG feeding), toileting as well as moving and handling.

To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.

The ideal candidate will possess:

A Willingness to assist students with any personal care requirements as needed

Willingness to support students in a way that promotes their independence and development

Hold (or be prepared to work towards) a relevant Level 2 or 3 qualification in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

Closing date Monday 31st August 2020 - 12 Noon

If you are interested in applying for our September intake, please visit our website www.henshaws.org.uk to view our job description for Enabler or Student Support Assistant and apply online clearly stating which post you would like to be considered.

Internal Henshaws staff and Henshaws staff at risk of redundancy, please email the HR Department with an expression of interest detailing your skills and qualifications for the roles advertised.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

In order to support our valued team members we offer:

Pension scheme
Access to Health Scheme covering dental care/physiotherapy/birth grant etc
Access to confidential advice line covering legal advice, relationship issues, stress and anxiety
Access to free of charge independent counselling service
Free eye tests
Free of charge DBS check
35 days annual leave
Flexible work patterns
Enhanced sick pay
Long service awards
Career Progression
Opportunity to buy additional annual leave
Range of family friendly policies to support your work/life balance
Training package with opportunity to obtain range of Diplomas in Health and Social CareI

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary:
Between £9.00 and £9.55 Per Hour
Over-time paid at an extra £1 per hour
Position:
Permanent
Located in:
Harrogate
Closing Date:
31st August 2020
Employer:
Henshaws Society for Blind People
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Henshaws Society for Blind People

Henshaws College, Bogs Lane
Bogs Lane
Harrogate
HG1 4ED
01423 814510