Current Vacancies

Induction Coach for Low Laithes

Reference No: LL/02/IC/19

CLOSED  18/02/2019

Location: Wombwell, Barnsley

Salary: £19,814 per annum

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 which may challenge. 

Low Laithes is a specialist residential service providing high standards of accommodation, personal care and support for adults aged 18 years and over all of whom have a learning disability, often together with autism 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.

Within Low Laithes, we are now looking to recruit an Induction Coach which is a new role for the service.   This is a significant position within Hesley Group having responsibility for the coaching of inductees for the first 3 months of their employment.  It is to provide ongoing advice and support so that we can ensure that Hesley Group values are embedded into staff practice.  It is also to ensure that ongoing support is offered to all new staff allowing them to deliver person centred support.  The post holder will have a caseload of approximately 35 people at any one time.

The post holder will be responsible for engaging, coaching, supporting and motivating staff in their development and integration into Hesley Group and provide guidance and support to enable people to complete their care certificate and probation meetings.

It is essential that you hold a Level 2 in Health and Social Care and hold all relevant knowledge as detailed within the person specification.   

You will need to be an excellent communicator and have the ability to work on your own initiative and be able to engage with a number of people at any given time.   

You will be joining a team who are passionate about safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and a company who values its employees.

If you are a patient, caring and understanding individual, working with the Hesley Group will prove to be a fulfilling and rewarding career.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Don Mclellan on 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
Additional Information for Applicants

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To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email lowlaithes@hesleygroup.co.uk stating the job reference number LL/02/IC/19 and also your full name and address.

By application only, CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 18 February 2019.


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


Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.
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