Support Worker

Location UK / Derry

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1377683

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Support Worker based in Derry-Londonderry/Limavady/ Strabane

POST REF: SW18-12

POST TITLE: Support Worker

DURATION: As and When Required

LOCATION: Derry-Londonderry/Limavady/Strabane

SALARY: Band 3 – £16,781 – £17,772 per annum

The College is currently recruiting applicants to join a panel of temporary Support Workers for full-time and part-time posts that may arise.  If shortlisted you will be invited to attend for interview and if successful you will be placed on a panel and contacted if and when work becomes available.

CRITERIA

Applicants must have at least:

Essential

1 a level 3 qualification in any discipline;

AND

2 GCSE English (Grade A*-C) or Essential Skills Level 2 (or higher) in Communication and GCSE Maths (Grade A*-C) or Essential Skills Level 2 (or higher) in Numeracy or NICATS Access Maths Modules, or any qualifications which are deemed to be equivalent;

Desirable

3 one year’s relevant* work experience;

*relevant defined as providing support to learners in a formal environment

If, as a direct result of a disability, you cannot fully meet the essential experience requirement of the criteria for this post the College will waive this requirement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Under the provision of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007 this post is deemed to be a regulated position.

There is a possibility that a reserve list will be retained if more applicants are deemed suitable than posts exist.  In the event the successful candidate fails to take up the post or if the post is vacated within 6 months of the appointment date, or if another vacancy arises within 6 months the post may be offered to the next person on the reserve list. This excludes posts where panel lists will be created and maintained for a specified period.

The College is committed to equal opportunities and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society in particular applicants from the Protestant Community.

Applicants with a disability are encouraged to visit the College website which provides accessibility information on College facilities.

To apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: 31st December 2018