Working for Freeways

 

Our staff tell us that they are proud to work for Freeways. Freeways works hard to achieving a committed and competent workforce and we support this through an extensive development programme. Staff get ample opportunity to use their strengths and creativity to deliver high quality services and the vast majority develop into first class support workers and many progress into supervisory or managerial roles.

 

 

Current Vacancies 

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference?
Would you like to support individuals to fulfil their potential?
Do you want to be part of a great team?

 

Trustees (voluntary roles)

As part of Freeways Business plan for expansion and Freeways Trust Strategic Estate Plan, we have exciting opportunities for new trustees to join our Boards.  Trustees will work across 2 charities; Freeways and Freeways Trust.  The trustee role is a voluntary position that oversees the running of the charities.

We are looking for a wide range of skills and experience including (but not limited to):

  • Finance (at a senior level)
  • Property Development and/or Construction
  • Business Development
  • IT/Systems
  • Human Resources/Training/Recruitment
  • Marketing/PR/Communications

 

 The role requires approximately 8 hours each month for:

  • Board meetings and working groups (within area of expertise) at our head office set in the tranquil surroundings of Leigh Woods, just outside of Bristol.
  • Occasional travel to our services across Banes, South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset. 
  • Reading documents in preparation for meetings.   

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter highlighting how you meet the skills and experience required in the person specification to Jonathan Fogell, HR Assistant at recruitment@freeways.org.uk, contact Jonathan on 01275 372109 or download our trustee application pack for more information.   

Closing date: 29 April 2019
Interviews: 16 or 17 May 2019 

All trustees must complete a range of statutory and regulatory background checks including enhanced DBS check.

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Head of Finance

Bristol

30 to 37.5 hours per week

£40,000 - £45,000 per annum (Pro rata) 

An exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant to join the two charities who are entering a new phase of development as they seek to significantly improve and expand the range of services on offer against the challenging financial context for social care.  

The post will report directly to the Finance Director and lead a team of five finance staff.  They are responsible for all routine processing and reporting and will assist in the development of new strategies, systems and services

To apply please send an application form to us at recruitment@freeways.org.uk

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Full time / Part-time Support Workers - apply today! 

We have Support Worker roles available in:

Bristol, Keynsham, Yate, Weston-Super-Mare, Clevedon, Bath and our Young Person Service


Support Worker positions starting from £8.25 per hour (up to £8.65 per hour on completion of probation)

Bank Support Worker positions from £8.75 per hour (up to £9.15 per hour on completion of probation)

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Positive Behaviour Support Assistants

Abbots Leigh

Full time (37.5 hours per week) and Part time positions

£18000 per annum (pro rata)

An excellent opportunity has arisen within Freeways to join our new purpose built supported living service for 3 individuals with complex needs. The service is set in tranquil surroundings on the edge of Leigh Woods.

We are looking for Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Assistants to work as part of a small team under the guidance of the PBS Manager to provide high quality consistent support in line with best practice and appropriate regulatory, contractual and legal requirements.

 

The ideal candidate will hold or willing to undertake the Diploma Level 3 (or above) in Health and Social Care and have experience relevant to the role.

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In addition to having a fulfilling and rewarding career, we can offer:

  • 28 days annual leave entitlement (including public holidays), pro-rata
  • Annual leave entitlement increases up to 35 days with length of service (pro-rata)
  • An excellent induction and training programme that exceeds industry standards
  • The opportunity to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (if required)
  • Company sick pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance cover of twice your annual salary (subject to rules of the scheme)
  • Family friendly/work-life balance policies
  • A free DBS check every 3 years
  • Occupational health provision
  • Free parking on many of our sites
  • An employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour access to a counselling and legal helpline

Applying:

If you are interested in any of our vacancies, please download and complete an application form, it can be emailed to us on: recruitment@freeways.org.uk
 
For a copy of our Application Form please click here 
 
 
Or ring our HR team on 01275 372109, leaving your name, telephone number and address and we can send you an application pack in the post. 
 

 

A full list of our up-to-date vacancies can be found here.  

 

Freeways and Freeways Trust are committed to promoting equal opportunities and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.  Applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.