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Support worker (Peripatetic)

Job details
Posting date: 14 June 2024
Salary: £26,485 to £30,012 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 June 2024
Location: Greater Manchester, North West England
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Career Connect
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 9k6d1


Support Workers

Location: Manchester Community Peripatetic x 1 base to be confirmed but role covers Greater Manchester

Salary £26485 - £30,012 (perm, Full time)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident Support Workers to help us deliver our new CFO Evolution contract in the North-West. The contract works with offenders in Custody and Through the Gate to help them address their resettlement goals.

The Support Worker job will involve working with people in custody, on licence or subject to community supervision by the National Probation Service (NPS), to engage them in learning, training and employment opportunities, either through one-to-one or group work.

You’ll need to be

* proactive,

* a good communicator and

* effective at working with partner organisations to ensure the best results for our participants.

* Recording of accurate information on participant plans is an important part of the job, so you’ll need to be comfortable working on databases and systems and have a strong attention to detail.

We are especially looking for applicants who can connect with people to help move them forward, embrace the quality and compliance requirements of working on a contract and have the skills to work towards individual performance targets.

We’ll give you all the training you need to do the job and provide you with support to get established in the new role.


Our full-time staff enjoy a reasonable 35h working week and we also offer flexi-time, so when we ask our staff to do extra, we always make sure they’ve got those hours to take back another time. It’s a great benefit of working for Career Connect.

Support Workers are paid on a scale between £26,485 and £30,012 and you will be reimbursed for any additional travel, beyond your main base of work. Our holidays start at 25 days + Bank Holidays and we give up to an extra 6 days a year for staff with longer service.

Some of our Benefits include the following:

* 25 days holidays which increase with length of service

* Flexi time

* Birthday Leave

* Counselling Service

* Electric Vehicle Lease Scheme

* Eye care voucher

* Cyclescheme

* Work scheme Pension

* Sick pay which increases with length of service

* We are introducing our holiday flex scheme, where our staff will be able to purchase additional holidays.

A full job description can be downloaded from here

Please send your CV and covering letter illustrating how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the job,by clicking on the link
by 5pm on 28th June 2024. The interviews will take place on 4th and 5th July 2024.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding a vacancy please contact:

Tracey Hill on We can organise a time to speak to answer any queries

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