Children’s Support Assistant Level 3 - Golden Hello of £1,000

Location: The Children's Trust

Contract Type: Permanent

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,586 - £24,785 per annum (dependant on experience)

Closing Date: 06 February 2022

Children’s Support Assistant Level 3 - Golden Hello of £1,000

Why not make a great decision to join our professional, friendly, dynamic, and supportive team where you have time to provide high quality care.

We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate Children Support Assistant’s with experience to join our Specialist Centre rated as Outstanding by CQC.

This role will require the successful candidate to work within the multidisciplinary team providing a high quality of service delivery to children and young people and their families, as supervised by professionally qualified staff.  Working within a holistic model to ensure care, education and therapy needs are met 24 hours a day.

Your role will also be to supervise and carry out personal development reviews with Foundation Children’s Support Assistants - Level 1 and Children’s Support Assistants - Level 2.

With experience of working in a complex environment, across a large and diverse workforce, you will be exceptionally organised with a high-level of attention to detail.  You will naturally possess excellent inter-personal skills, and an ability to consult and positively engage with key stakeholders across the organisation. As well as a Regulated Qualification Framework/National Vocational Qualification (NVQ)/ Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) Level 3 certificate.

We offer a ‘Golden Hello’ of £1,000 for newly appointed employees, paid in three payments over twelve months, provided the eligibility criteria is met, further details available on request.

Please visit https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/meet-the-children to learn about the children we are privileged to work with or take a behind the scenes tour with us at “Behind the Scenes Tour at The Children’s Trust”

If you would like to discuss the role please contact the Recruitment & Compliance Team, email: recruitment@thechildrenstrust.org.uk  

Please note that our early shift commences at 7am and you will need to be available to fulfil this shift in order to be successfully shortlisted.  Please also note public transport is limited for certain shifts and this will need to be considered when applying. 

Interview Date(s):       Every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

Strictly no agencies please.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service. 

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: including, adoption pay, time off for fertility treatment, enhanced paternity leave, paid carers leave, time out days for those experiencing menopause symptoms, time off for gender reassignment, and much more. We also offer additional annual leave days for those with long service, with entitlements ranging from 35 to 41 days (including bank holidays) depending on your length of service. Other benefits include: free on-site parking; a staff shuttle service from Coulsdon South train station to Tadworth Court; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people.  All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly. 

The Children’s Trust has a duty of care to minimise the risk of all infectious diseases to the vulnerable and extremely vulnerable children and young people in our care, as well as our employees and volunteers. As a result, we require staff to provide a valid NHS Covid Pass (or proof of Covid vaccinations or medical exemption) for all roles at Tadworth Court and in the Brain Injury Community Service. We also expect staff to have taken or be willing to take relevant immunisations required by the role to protect them against infectious diseases, (unless you are medically exempt).

At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests. We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups. The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation. For further information, see: https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/about/statement-equity-diversity-Inclusion

PLEASE NOTE: The Children's Trust Application Form must be completed and submitted, in order for your application to be considered.  As part of the shortlisting process, gaps in employment will be examined and will be further explored during the interview process. 

For a candidate briefing pack including job description and person specification please email recruitment@thechildrenstrust.org.uk  

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