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Recruitment Open Days / Evenings

our next open day will be held on Saturday 29 September 2018.



Birtenshaw are hosting a Recruitment Open Day at our Head Office

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

on Saturday 29 September 2018 

Drop in any time between 10.00 and 14.00 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



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: 30 September 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: 30 September 2018 at 12.00 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.

Working with children and young people with special educational need and disability can be a challenging but rewarding job whatever the role; it’s a job that requires enthusiasm, dedication, energy, and a sense of humour. However, if you are committed to helping improve the lives of disabled children, your own life will be enriched from the satisfaction you get from seeing each individual make progress against adversity.

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 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.

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. 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 via DBS website.

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: 30 September 2018 at 12 noon

 


Job Description Application Form Privacy Notice

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: 30 September 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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