Current Vacancies

Transport and Site Manager (Bolton)

Equivalent to NJC Points 22 – 26 £26,317- £29,636 per annum
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304 230
To apply for the role please download and complete an application form and forward to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to our Head Office at: Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9AB

Birtenshaw is looking to a recruit a Transport and Site Manager. The successful applicant will be required to devise, implement and maintain an effective transport strategy for Birtenshaw and Firwood sites and will be required to ensure suitable vehicles are acquired as necessary and to oversee their maintenance. The successful applicant will also have line management responsibility for Birtenshaw Bolton’s driver/caretakers and pool attendants. For full Job Description and Person Specification please view the attached document.

The successful applicant will be based at Birtenshaw’s Head Office in Bromley Cross, Bolton.

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: 08 June 2020 at 12 noon


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Deputy Manager / Registered Manager Designate

£19,945 - £22,462 per annum (£10.34 - £11.64 per hour)
jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk
01204 304 230
Please download and complete an application form and forward to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk or post to Birtenshaw, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9A

Birtenshaw are currently looking to recruit an experienced Children’s Home Deputy Manager.

The Main Duties of the role include:

• To manage and supervise a team of support workers / senior support workers.
• To deputise for Home managers and Registered Manager’s within one or more home or service within the organisation
• To promote the welfare of children, young people and young adults to ensure they are protected from harm
• To ensure and demonstrate compliance with relevant legislation and organisational policies in the service you work
• To provide a responsive service using appropriate methods of assessment and intervention within relevant statutory and company requirements

What we offer:

– Staff recognition schemes such as employee of the month and long service awards.
– Staff support services including Employee Assistance Programme (counselling and other support services) and Group Income Protection Scheme (income replacement insurance).
– Staff Council – A forum for all employees to ask questions, make suggestions and implement change.
– Clear career pathways and excellent training and support.
– The opportunity to earn an additional £2000 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 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: 08 June 2020 at 12 noon


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Child Support Worker

£17,711 - £18,795 (£9.18 - £9.74 per hour)
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 support workers to work within our children’s services.

Working with children and young people with special education 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 and young adults, your own life will be enriched from the satisfaction you get from seeing each individual make progress against adversity.

Birtenshaw currently have vacancies for the following Support Worker roles:

  • Weekend Support Worker     (7.5 – 29 hours to be worked over weekend)
  • Night Support Worker            (2, 3 or 4 night contracts available)
  • Child Support Worker            (Full time rolling rota on a shift pattern)

What we offer:

  • In addition to the stipulated salary there is the opportunity to earn an additional £2000 for undertaking additional responsibilities.
  • Our support workers are based in teams in one particular location, although on occasion 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 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.

Experience in working within a care setting is desirable but not essential, full training will be given to enhance knowledge and skills to ensure the best possible care is being delivered.

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 02 – 05: £17,711 – £18,795 (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £2000 for undertaking additional responsibilities)

Closing Date: 08 June 2020 at 12 noon


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Adult Support Worker

£17,711-18,795 (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

Birtenshaw are looking to recruit a number of Adult Support Workers to work within our Adult Services.

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 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 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 young people Birtenshaw supports.

Full time SCP 02 – 05:  £17,711 – £18,795 (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 which can be viewed via the 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: 08 June 2020 at 12 noon


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Trustee

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

Trustee Vacancy (Unremunerated: reasonable expenses payable)

Birtenshaw are seeking to appoint Trustees who share our aspiration to Brighten Lives and Build Futures but who also understand and can actively contribute to, the governance of such a complex organisation.

Candidates should have experience at strategic or board level in the public, private or voluntary sectors and be willing to help us deliver our strategic development plan over the coming years.

Candidates will have a track record of success in their own fields and wish to contribute to the transformation of the livres of disabled young people.

You will find being a Trustee at Birtenshaw rewarding, with real opportunities to develop your own skills and knowledge. You will work with other Trustees, the Chief Executive and executive directors who are all dedicated to excellence.

If appointed, you should be willing to attend four Board meetings and three committee meetings per year. These are usually held in the evenings. There is also typically at least one strategy planning day per year.

For further information or an informal discussion please call David Reid (Chief Executive) on 01204 304230 or complete the application form and return it to jobs@birtenshaw.org.uk


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