Current Vacancies

Vocational Mentor at Low Laithes

Reference No: LL/12/VM/17

CLOSED  12/01/2018

Location: Wombwell, Barnsley

Salary: £15,210 p.a.

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here

Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour that may challenge.  

Low Laithes is an adult service that is a former dairy farm that has been renovated and developed into a range of purpose built facilities. It is set in beautiful surroundings in rolling countryside near Wombwell Village and Barnsley town centre.

We are looking to appoint a Vocational Mentor at Low Laithes.  As a Vocational Mentor you will be responsible for supporting the development of all vocational experiences.

Working closely with the people we support at Low Laithes, you will support them in experiencing a wide range of vocational activities, enabling them to develop skills, self expression, creativity and self esteem.

This role is designed to help equip the people we support with essential life skills, providing them with the opportunity to engage in meaningful activity and promote their independence.

It is essential that you hold a Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care and have excellent communication skills.

You will be joining a team whose focus is to provide exceptional support, safeguard and promote the needs of the people we support and a company who values its employees.

If you are a patient, an excellent communicator, caring and passionate about supporting people, working with The Hesley Group will prove to be a fulfilling and rewarding career.

For an informal conversation about this role please contact – Hannah Wainwright 01226 272050. 

You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.

Job Description
Person Specification
Your Guide to Being a Support Worker Leaflet
Additional Information for Applicants

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To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email stating the job reference number LL/12/VM/17 and also your full name and address.

By application only, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of postal and online applications:   Noon, 12 January 2018


Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (noon) on the closing date may not be processed.

Hesley Group is an Equal Opportunities employer.

This post is subject to an enhanced level disclosure and barring check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).