Healthcare & Medical

Support Worker – Dilston

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Support Workers. Days and nights available.

Cambian Dilston College

Salary: £19,000.00 (£9.13 P/H) and Nights at £20,000.00 (£9.62P/H) + Cambian Benefits

Location: Dilston, Northumberland

Contract type: Full Time (40hrs) – various shift patterns on a rota basis, to include weekends.

Contract term: Permanent (Bank Opportunities also available.)

The young people we educate and care for come to us with a huge variety of needs and difficulties. Our challenge is to help them build the hope, confidence, knowledge and skills to unlock their potential.

From innovative educational experiences to national curriculum programmes, supported by passionate teams of specialists and key workers, we actively enable each young person to achieve their personal best, all in an environment that best suits them.

Our growing family of 4,000 colleagues, supporting over 2,000 children is one of the UK’s largest and highest quality providers of specialist education and behavioural health services.

Cambian Dilston College consists of our main college building, four cottages, five apartments and a community house in a nearby town of Hexham making up our 9 acre rural campus located in Dilston, Northumberland.

The College caters for young people and adults that have additional learning needs and associated complex behaviours that may challenge. We’re now looking to increase the provision of 52 week care placements that can be offered to students. With this development, we are looking to recruit committed, resilient, empathetic and engaging youth support workers to the team. These support workers will deliver a model of positive behaviour support to empower our young people. Alongside this, implementing positive change to their lives, gaining self-regulation skills and developing greater lifelong independence

As a key part of the dedicated teams we allocate to every child, you’ll have a vital role in helping children learn and develop skills for life. You don’t need any special qualifications for this role, but you do need to share our passion to help children be the very best they can be.

In return, our new and improved training programmes will help you develop your professional skills. And you’ll also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and, just like our residents, you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

We are looking for Support Workers that are:

· Passionate about improving the lives of others

· A positive and consistent role model to others

· Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational

· A calm and listening person with a mature, supportive approach

· Flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis to suit your needs

· An excellent communicator and team player

· Seeking career development and training.

Fully supported 6 month probationary period- You will receive a mentor and line manager to help you get the best start to your career at Dilston College

We also offer a Level 3 RCF Child and young person’s workforce qualification- FREE

We pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities Employer. And we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

If you want to learn from and work with a highly specialist, incredibly proud and integrated team that unlocks the potential of young people who will challenge you, stand up to you, ignore you, then trust you and ultimately move forward because of you, then please talk to us. We’d love to help you move forward too.

Reference ID: PC/SW/Dilston/days/Nights

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £19,000.00-£20,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Store discounts
  • Experience:

  • Care & Support Environment: 1 year (Required)
  • Licence:

  • NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care (Required)
  • Driving License (Required)
  • Employment Type Permanent

    Advertiser Type Agency