Current Vacancies

Teacher – College

Are you passionate about Brightening lives and Building futures for children, young people or young adults with special needs? If so, we want to hear from you.

Birtenshaw College educates students aged 19-25 with a range of special educational needs resulting from physical disability or learning disability. These include young people with moderate to severe learning disability, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions and those with a significant physical impairment or complex health needs. Some young people also present with behaviours that may be challenging.

The successful applicant will enjoy considerable opportunities for professional development.

We are looking for someone who will share our dedication to Brightening Lives, Building Futures. We are committed to continuous improvement and would expect you to share our commitment to becoming an outstanding college.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Please download the job description and person specification for more details.

Closing date: Tuesday 02 May 2017    12 noon

 


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College
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please download and complete application form and forward to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9AB
Are you passionate about Brightening lives and Building futures for children, young people or young adults with special needs? If so, we want to hear from you.
Teacher- Job Description Application Form

Independent Visitor

Birtenshaw is looking to contract one or more self-employed Independent Visitors. The Regulation 44 Visitor is required to provide Independent Visitor services to Birtenshaw which are consistent with the Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015.

The main duties are:

  • To undertake monthly monitoring visits to identified children’s homes in accordance with the requirements of Birtenshaw to completed the requirements of Regulation 44 (The Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015).
  • To undertake all tasks as identified by the Director of Operations, during the visits and thereafter, in order to fulfil all aspects of the role.
  • To provide factual reports within set timescales as required by Birtenshaw.
  • To attend periodic review meetings with the Director of Operations.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within a social care organisation, preferably within a regulated field and experience of outcomes focused work with children and young people.

The successful candidate will also have a demonstrable knowledge of current legislation, statutory guidance and inspection frameworks relating to children and young people, particularly those in residential care.

A professional qualification in a related field, i.e. social work, residential care, advocacy or youth work.

Closing Date: Friday 28 April 2017, 12 noon

 

Birtenshaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS.


Payment will be made either as a pre-determined rate per completed report or as an hourly rate determined in discussion with the successful applicant (s)
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB
01204 304 230
Please complete the application form and send to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB
Job Description/Person Specification Application Form

Child Support Worker

Birtenshaw is a dynamic and expanding charity; we require support workers for our children’s homes. We are looking for dedicated, self-motivated and caring candidates to deliver high quality care to our children. Successful candidates should demonstrate a level professionalism when working with other agencies.

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.

Support workers (Full time rolling rota on a shift pattern)

Full time SCP 9 – 15:  £14,975 – £16,772.


Full time SCP 9 – 15: £14,975 - £16,772.
Care Homes
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
Application Form Job outline

Weekend Support Worker

Birtenshaw is a dynamic and expanding charity; we require support workers for our children’s homes. We are looking for dedicated, self-motivated and caring candidates to deliver high quality care to our children at weekends.

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. Successful candidates should demonstrate a level professionalism when working with other agencies.

The role covers 14.5 hours to be worked over weekends. Additional hours may be available.

Full time SCP 9 – 15:  £14,075 – £16,572 (pro rata).


SCP 9 – 15: £14,075 – £16,572 (pro rata)
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
Application Form Job Description

Shift Leader

Birtenshaw is looking to recruit a Shift Leader to ensure the welfare of children and young adults is protected and promoted. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out all the duties required of a Care Support Worker in addition to leading a team of Support Workers and undertaking activities such as planning, managing and debriefing shifts.

 


£17,169 - £18,560
Care Service
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304230
Please download and complete application form and forward to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9AB
Job description Application Form

Trustee

Birtenshaw are seeking to appoint Trustees who share our aspiration but who also understand and can actively contribute to, the governance of such a complex organisation. Experience at strategic or board level in the public, private or voluntary sectors would be most useful to help us devise and deliver our strategic vision for the next five to ten years.

You will find being a Trustee at Birtenshaw very rewarding, with real opportunities to develop your own skills and knowledge. You will work with other Trustees and senior managers who have a joint vision and goal to support and improve the services Birtenshaw offers.

 


Unremunerated – expenses paid
For further information or an informal discussion please call David Reid (Chief Executive) on 01204 304230
01204 304230
Please complete the attached application form and email to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, BL7 9AB
Information and Application Pack


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