Facilitators (Care & Support Workers)

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Starting at £8.59ph and progressing through £8.88 and £9.17 depending on performance
Role type:
All Year Post, Term-Time Only, Full Time, Part Time
Full and Part time hours available
Contract type:
Term-time and All year posts available
Cheltenham, Gloucester, Ullenwood
Closing Date:
Interview Date(s):
23rd August 2017
Job Details:

Facilitators (care / support workers) support students and residents with personal care, therapy, social and educational activities, making this a unique and rewarding career choice with no dull moments!

Delivering personal care includes washing, dressing, toileting and continence support, foot care, feeding and undertaking some medical procedures.

Successful candidates will be motivated and able to use their initiative.  We expect very high standards and so we provide excellent support and training to enable you to do meet these. 

Being enthusiastic, professional and hardworking is essential, as is being able to demonstrate a positive attitude towards the aspirations of young people with disabilities.  Experience of working with people with learning and/or physical disabilities and a level 2 qualification in care or learning support is desirable, however applications will be welcomed from people with no previous experience who can demonstrate the potential to develop in this role. 

A current driving licence and the willingness to drive is highly desirable and essential if based in a Gloucester residence.

All new staff will attend a 2/3 week induction delivered by our fantastic training team at our Ullenwood site.

Please note that this post requires shift work: early shifts start at 7am and late shifts end between 10 and 11pm, and all staff work a minimum of every other weekend. 

Please submit your application early, and state whether you would like to be considered for an All Year or Term-time position, or both.

Cheltenham - Full and part time vacancies, All Year
Gloucester - Full and part time vacancies, All Year
Ullenwood - Full and part time vacancies, All Year and Term Time only

Find out what our Facilitator's think about working at National Star.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2012 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email hr@natstar.ac.uk.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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