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Recruitment Open Days / Evenings

our next open day will be held on Friday 20 July.



Birtenshaw are hosting a Recruitment Open Day at our Head Office

(Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9AB)

on Friday 20 July 2018

Drop in any time between 11.00am and 13.00 and meet our team to find out how you could make a difference and improve the quality of life for young people with Special Education Needs and Disability.

For further information contact Human Resources Team on 01204 304 230 or email  jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk



Enrichment Facilitator

£16,755 - £17,972 pro rata, per annum
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB

Birtenshaw are looking to recruit a number of  Enrichment Facilitators to join our Enrichment Team.

The main duties of the role are as follows:

  • To facilitate day to day activities for adults which are enriching, purposeful, enjoyable and provide opportunities for personal development and opportunities for independence.
  • To support participants to access activities
  • To support participants as required in their daily routines
  • To contribute to the maintenance of appropriate person centred plans as directed by the Enrichment Co-ordinator
  • To ensure that all Health and Safety and Safeguarding policies including Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are followed at all times
  • To contribute to assessments and transition for any new potential service user as directed by the Enrichment Leader.

What we offer:

  • Group Income Protection Scheme. This provides a guaranteed income for employees who are unable to work as a result of illness or injury.
  • Employee Assistance Programme. A 24 hour helpline from Health Assured to support you through any of life’s issues or problems.
  • With a clear career path and excellent training and support on offer, you would have the opportunity to develop an exciting and rewarding career within a rapidly developing charitable organisation, whilst making a positive impact upon the lives of the children Birtenshaw supports.

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Full time SCP 9 – 15: £16,755 – £17,972 (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £1000 for undertaking additional responsibilities)

Closing Date: 25 July 2018 at 12 noon

 


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Registered Manager (Children’s Residential)

£29,909 - £36,153
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please download the application form compete and return to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9AB

Birtenshaw is looking to recruit a qualified Registered Manager with recent experience and a track record of successfully managing a Residential Children`s Home judged at least Good by Ofsted.

You must be prepared to work across all Birtenshaws locations as well as being innovative, inspirational and a positive role model to staff teams.

You must be committed and flexible to meet the ever changing needs of the children and young people.

What we offer:

  • Group Income Protection Scheme. This provides a guaranteed income for employees who are unable to work as a result of illness or injury.
  • Employee Assistance Programme. A 24 hour helpline from Health Assured to support you through any of life’s issues or problems.
  • With a clear career path and excellent training and support on offer, you would have the opportunity to develop an exciting and rewarding career within a rapidly developing charitable organisation, whilst making a positive impact upon the lives of the children Birtenshaw supports.

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Closing Date: 23 July 2018 at 12 noon


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Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant

£16,755 - £17,972 per annum
Education
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304 230
Please download and complete application form and forward to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9AB

Due to an increase in pupil and learner numbers, we are looking to recruit Learning Support Assistants to support young people in class within both our School and College.

Do you have experience of supporting young people with a learning disability including Autism Spectrum Conditions and/or significant physical disability, including complex health needs? Are you passionate about Brightening lives and Building futures for children and young people?

If so we want to hear from you.

Please be aware that this is not a term time only position. You will be paid for 37 hours per week during each 12 month period. Annual leave can be booked in advance with your line manager but cannot be taken during the 40 weeks of the academic year. There will be a limited requirement to carry out some work during non-term time.

Salary: £16,755 – £17,972 per annum (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £3000 for additional responsibilities)

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: 20 July 2018 at 12 noon

 


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Child Support Worker

£16,755 - £17,972 (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £2000 for undertaking additional responsibilities)
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB

Experience in working within a care setting is desirable, full training will be given to enhance knowledge and skills to ensure the best possible care is being delivered.

A confident approach is key to supporting young people who may present with challenges.

We offer full time support worker contracts with a regular shift pattern set in advance. We also have a number of vacancies for; Night support workers (working 31.5 hours over three nights) and weekend support workers (14.5 hours per week).

Our support workers are based in teams in one particular location, although on occasion staff may be asked to cover elsewhere.

What we offer:

  • Group Income Protection Scheme. This provides a guaranteed income for employees who are unable to work as a result of illness or injury.
  • Employee Assistance Programme. A 24 hour helpline from Health Assured to support you through any of life’s issues or problems.
  • With a clear career path and excellent training and support on offer, you would have the opportunity to develop an exciting and rewarding career within a rapidly developing charitable organisation, whilst making a positive impact upon the lives of the children Birtenshaw supports.

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Full time SCP 9 – 15: £16,755 – £17,972 (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £2000 for undertaking additional responsibilities)

Closing Date: 23 July 2018 at 12 noon


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Adult Support Worker

£16,755-17,972 (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £1500 for additional responsibilities undertaken)
email: jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304 230
Please complete the attached application form and email to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB

Experience in working within a care setting is desirable however, a full programme of training will be given to enhance knowledge and skills to ensure the best possible care is being delivered.

A confident approach is key to supporting the young adults who may present with challenges. We offer full time support worker contracts with a regular shift pattern set in advance. We also have a number of vacancies for night support workers, working 31.5 hours over three nights and weekend support workers (14.5 hours per week). Our support workers are based in teams in one particular location, although on occasions staff may be asked to cover elsewhere.

  • Group Income Protection Scheme. This provides a guaranteed income for employees who are unable to work as a result of illness or injury.
  • Employee Assistance Programme. A 24 hour helpline from Health Assured to support you through any of life’s issued or problems.
  • With a clear career path and excellent training and support on offer, you would have the opportunity to develop an exciting and rewarding career within a rapidly developing charitable organisation, whilst making a positive impact upon the lives of the children Birtenshaw supports.

Full time SCP 9 – 15:  £16,755 – £17,972 (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £1500 for additional responsibilities undertaken).

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Closing date: 23 July 2018 at 12 noon


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Driver/Caretaker

£16,863 - £17,681 (£6861 - £7770 - 20 hours per week, term time only. £3430 - £3885 - 10 hours per week, term time only)
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB

Birtenshaw is currently recruiting for a number drivers to join our transport team. Our drivers are essential in transporting our children and young people to a variety of locations.

There are a number of vacancies working various hours including;

  • 20 hours per week – school term time only (split shifts)
  • 10 hours per week – school term time only (afternoons only)

Additional hours will be available during non term time.

Applicants must be over the age of 25 and must have held a full licence, for a minimum of two years.

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Closing Date: 27 July 2018 at 12 noon

 


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Driver/Caretaker – Birtenshaw Merseyside

£16,863 - £17,681 (£6861 - £7770 - 20 hours per week, term time only)
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB

Birtenshaw is currently recruiting for a number drivers to join our transport team. Our drivers are essential in transporting our children and young people to a variety of locations.

There are a number of vacancies working various hours including;

  • 20 hours per week – school term time only (split shift)

Additional hours may be available during non term time.

Applicants must be over the age of 25 and must have held a full licence, for a minimum of two years.

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Closing Date: 27 July 2018 at 12 noon

 


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Weekend Support Worker

SCP 9 – 15: £15,375 – £17,072 (pro rata £6025 - £6690)
Care Services
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB
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