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our next open day will be held on Saturday 27 April 2019.



Birtenshaw are hosting a Recruitment Open Day at our Head Office

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

on Saturday 27 April 2019

Drop in any time between 10.30 and 12.30 to 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.

Presentations will run at 11.00am and 12.00 noon.

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



Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant (Merseyside School)

Equivalent to NCJ scale point 2 - 5 £17,711 - £18,795 per annum (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £2500 per annum for undertaking additional responsibilities).
Education
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 are looking to recruit a number of Learning Support Assistants to support young people in class within our new school: Birtenshaw Merseyside, which is located within the Fazakerley area of Liverpool.

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.

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:

  • Birtenshaw School Merseyside is a brand new building with state of the art facilities including a 25m hydrotherapy pool, sensory rooms and well-resourced classrooms complete with interactive technology.
  • 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.

For an informal discussion about the roles currently available or to arrange a school visit, please contact Merseyside School on 0151 317 8277.

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: 03 May 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews to be held: 13 May 2019


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Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant (Bolton) School / College

£17,711 - £18,795 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: £17,711 – £18,795 per annum (plus the opportunity to earn an additional £2500 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: 29 April 2019 at 12 noon.

 


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Child Support Worker

£17,711 - £18,795 (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

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.

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 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.

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: 29 April 2019


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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 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 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: 29 April 2019


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Support Worker: Enrichment Services

£17,711 - £18,795 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 Support Workers to work within the Enrichment Service (a dynamic, activity based, day care service for young adults with special educational needs and disability).

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: 29 April 2019


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