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The Orders of St John Care Trust

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Would you like to work for Active? Our staff are our most important asset. We always aim to recruit high quality personnel who are trained in their field of expertise, and are eager to work towards obtaining further training and qualifications, through continual professional development.

If you're customer-friendly, enjoy working as part of a team, and have a passion for the industry, a career with us could be the right step for you. Click below to contact us about current vacancies.


Beech House Care Home

We take care of older people who need residential nursing or day care, helping them to live as independent and comfortable a life as possible. The home is run on a Christian basis, with a loving family atmosphere.
We sometimes have vacancies for full or part-time carers, or for members of our domestic or catering teams. If you are a caring person and looking for a job, why not ring us and ask for Lesley Daniels.

11 Prowse Close, Thornbury BS35 1EG
Tel: 01454 412266

Leaving Care Worker (South Gloucestershire) - 1625 Independent People

Full time / Permanent

Please find full details of how to apply via the link below to our Website. The deadline for application submissions is 23:59 on 31 January 2021.

We have an opportunity for a new colleague to join our South Gloucestershire team. We are seeking a Leaving Care Worker to focus on supporting care leavers in their transition to independence, accessing and sustaining appropriate accommodation and achieving positive outcomes.

We are a leading youth homelessness charity based in the South West, working with over 2,500 young people. We have strong local partnerships and adhere to the best practice in the sector. We build trusting relationships between our young people and our colleagues and this is at the core of our work.

What we are looking for:

•You will have experience of working with young people in a supporting role.
•You understand the complex needs of young people leaving care, and the barriers they face.
•You have excellent engagement skills with a demonstratable ability to creatively engage young people.
•You have the ability to assess the support needs of vulnerable young people and to deliver support as part of a negotiated plan including pathway plans.
•You are able to effectively manage risk, with the ability to carry out and implement risk assessments
•You will enjoy multi-agency working and the chance to work alongside other agencies.
•You are enthusiastic, able to work on own initiative but also alongside your team, ensuring a safe and thriving environment for young people.

What you will be doing:

•You will be working alongside Social Workers and PAs to support care leavers in their transition to independence.
•You will be building positive and trusting relationships and working with young people to identify their strengths and areas for development
•You will be assessing support needs of young people referred to the service.
•You will provide support as part of an integrated programme, negotiating and ensuring delivery of support and pathway plans with young people.
•You will assist young people to secure appropriate and safe accommodation and support them in moving in and establishing themselves in their home.
•You will help identify appropriate move-on options for young people where necessary.
•You will help young people take advantage of opportunities in the community including education, training, and employment.
•You will support young people to identify and access appropriate services to help them to develop their independent living skills.
•You will enjoy lots of multi-agency work with the requirement to liaise closely with Social Workers and staff from the South Gloucestershire Council Transition to Independence team.

You will be part of a small friendly team based in Patchway in South Gloucestershire. The team consists of 11 colleagues working across 6 contracts both community and accommodation based. You will be line managed by our South Gloucestershire Team Manager.

What we are offering:

•Our team members are very supportive of each other and through monthly Reflective Practice session we are always learning from our own and each other’s experiences.
•Excellent benefits, including good rates of pay and annual leave.
•A relaxed dress code every day!
•A chance to gain valuable experience in working in the homelessness sector.

Contract details:

•Hours per week: 37.5 (this represents full time hours)
•Contract type: permanent
•Pay: £24,012 - £25,481 per annum
•Location: You will be based in our office in South Gloucestershire (Patchway), with great access to the M5.

Application information:

•To access the Job Pack for the role and complete an online Application Form, please click the link below to visit our Website
•To have an informal chat about the role, please contact Karen Clark on 0117 9695763
•If you have any queries, please click below to email us

Important dates:

•Application deadline closes: 23:59 on 31 January 2021.
•If you have not heard from us by 17:00 on 02 February 2021 please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
•Interviews will be held on 05 February 2021.

Kingsley Hall, 59 Old Market Street, Bristol BS2 0ER
Tel: 0117 317 8800

Looking for your next job in Care?

The Orders of St John Care Trust

At Grace Care Centre, we are looking for people who share our passion for care to join our fabulous team.

We can offer:

· Competitive rates of pay

· Flexible hours

· A comprehensive training and induction programme

· A generous benefits package, including discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more

· A company pension scheme

· Career development opportunities

· The chance to work in a brand new, state-of-the-art specialist dementia care centre

You don’t need to have previous experience - all we ask for is someone who is passionate about ensuring our residents receive the best care possible.

If you feel this may be for you then please click below to view our vacancies or call us.

Grace Care Centre, Whitebridge Gardens, Thornbury BS35 2FR
Tel: 01454 549400

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