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Recruitment Open Days / Evenings

our next open day will be held on Saturday 09 March 2019.



Birtenshaw are hosting a Recruitment Open Day at our Head Office

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

on Saturday 09 March 2019 

Drop in any time between 11.30am and 13.30 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.

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



SEN Teacher (Merseyside School)

Teachers Main Pay Range M1 - M6 £23,720 - £35,008
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 recruit a qualified SEN Teacher to work within our new school: Birtenshaw Merseyside, which is located within the Fazakerley area of Liverpool.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:
– To maintain an up-to-date understanding of Special Educational Needs (SEN) principles, definitions and basic practice.
– To effectively co-ordinate the work across the school in at least one given subject or key skill area as agreed with the Head Teacher.
– To communicate and consult with parents/carers and other appropriate people, preparing reports for and participating in child focused meetings as required.
– To recognise, value and raise the achievement of children.

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 Julian Ruddick, Head of 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.


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Learning Support Assistant (Merseyside School)

Equivalent to NCJ scale point 9-15 £16,755 - £17,972 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: 08 March 2019 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.

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 £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: 08 March 2019 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

Birtenshaw are looking to recruit a number of Support Workers to work within our Children’s homes. 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 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: 10 March 2019 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

Birtenshaw are looking to recruit a number of Support Workers to work within our Adults Supported Tenancies. 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 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: 10 March 2019 at 12 noon


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Driver/Caretaker

£16,863 - £17,681 pro rata (£6861 - £7770 per annum - 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.

Hours of work: 20 per week – school term time only (split shifts)

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: 08 March 2019 at 12 noon

 


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