Current Vacancies

Positive Behaviour Support Worker (Mirfield)

Closing Date: 12th May 2024 9:00 pm
Location: Mirfield
Hours: Full or part-time
Shifts: 7am – 2:30pm and 2pm – 9:30pm
Salary: £11.54/hr

Role: Positive Behaviour Support Worker
Location: The Poplars, Mirfield (WF14 0DQ)
Salary: £11.54/hr
Hours: 22.5 – 37.5hrs per week (this will include alternate weekend working)

Shift times: 7am – 2:30pm or 2pm – 9:30pm Longer shifts also available. All roles include alternate weekend working.

The Poplars in Mirfield is home to 12 amazing adults with a range of disabilities and positive behaviour support needs. The vibrant and supportive team would love some enthusiastic and caring people to join them. Could this be you?

How will you support our adults?

As a support worker in one of our vibrant and welcoming services, you will provide support with personal care, eating and drinking, and a wide variety of exciting and engaging activities for adults and young people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and complex needs. No two days will ever be the same, and you will learn something new every day. Some of the key tasks you’ll do are:

  • Supporting adults with meals and drinks, and to help them to get excited about being involved in cooking and baking!
  • Helping adults with their personal care, including bathing and showering, so they look and feel great.
  • Engaging in meaningful activities both at home and out in the community – whether that’s the cinema, bowling, or absailing.
  • Building a relationship with the adults and their families, so that you can provide truly person-centred, individualised care.
  • Supporting adults with positive behaviour techniques and verbal deescalation methods to ensure positive outcomes.

Experience is welcome, but not essential, as all training will be given. You do not need to be a driver to apply for this role.

What we offer: 

  • A competitive salary and great pension scheme.
  • £150 for completing our pre-employment training, online from home.
  • An employee rewards scheme with retail discounts and more.
  • A comprehensive employee assistance program, including support for mental health, a company sick pay scheme, and a life insurance style benefit.
  • A fantastic, open, and supportive working environment.
  • Training & Development opportunities, tailored to support your career path.
  • A wealth of opportunities to gain experience in a variety of skills.
  • Quarterly coffee mornings to celebrate what we do.

What we look for from our staff: 

  • Confidence – Trying new things, suggesting new ideas, and challenging poor practice when you see it.
  • Curiosity – Not being afraid to ask questions, being a team player, being driven to learn and develop.
  • Happiness – Being a reliable and positive person, being outgoing and vibrant, and enjoying the work you do.
  • Kindness – Focusing on ability, not disability. Supporting your colleagues, and being inclusive and caring.

To find out more, please contact Eimi Denton on 01924 490833 or email [email protected]

Unfortunately we are not able to offer sponsorship to work in the UK, and we do ask that you have 6 months of UK based work experience (in any sector) before applying. 

Hollybank Trust is committed to Safeguarding vulnerable people, and our Safer Recruitment process requires all employees to have an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks in line with our Recruitment policy. We may ask you to pay for your initial DBS check, unless you have a portable DBS, and then the cost of this will be reimbursed to you upon successful completion of your probation period. 

We want people from underrepresented groups such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBTQIA+) communities to succeed at Hollybank Trust and our policies and procedures ensure that this can happen.

Hollybank Trust is a Disability Confident Employer. Please let us know on your application about any adjustments that you require for your interview or give us a call to discuss your application in more detail.