Henshaws College, Harrogate Closing date: Tuesday, 21st Jun 2022
Salary £10.00 per hour (Over-time paid at £11.00 per hour) Hours Full/Part-time hours available, Weekend and Evening cover required (fixed shifts) (Example of shifts available: 7:30am-4:30pm, 8:30am-4:30pm, 12noon-10pm, 4:00pm-10:00pm) Weeks 38 (Term time only) Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 days bank holiday (pro-rata for part-time/term time) Contract Permanent Location Harrogate DBS Enhanced with child barring – Paid for by Henshaws
Working as a SEN Care support worker no two days are the same!
During the day you will be supporting our students in college to access their individual education programmes which may involve math and English lessons, living skills such as shopping, going to the gym or learning to cook. In the evenings and at weekends it’s time for our students to kick back and relax with pizza nights, going to the local pub for a drink and a game of pool, cinema and so much more. Our young people know how to have fun!
Henshaws is a registered charity which provides support, choice, and opportunity for young adults (16-24) with a range of disabilities and behavioural needs to access our SEN College in a residential setting.
We are a values-led, not-for-profit organisation that places a real emphasis on enabling our students to go beyond expectations.
At Henshaws we understand that work life balance is central to our happiness and wellbeing. That is why we offer up to 4 paid days off per year for unforeseen emergency domestic situations, enhanced sick pay, long service awards of up to £750, Employee assistance programme offering staff a free range of financial, legal and wellbeing resources including 6 counselling sessions free of charge.
Why choose to work for Henshaws?
We recently asked our staff what made them happy at work… Here are just a few of their comments.
‘I truly believe we make a difference every day and I love the people I work with’
‘Being part of a charity that improves peoples’ lives’
‘Being part of an organisation that does something very worthwhile, seeing colleagues’ dedication to their work and being a part of the team, seeing progress students make, feeling generally appreciated for my work’
‘Good working relationships with colleagues’
‘The students, positive staff, warm environment’
‘Positive working culture, shared values, and having a positive impact on the lives of the people we help’
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.