Job Vacancies

Support Worker

NG24, Newark, Nottinghamshire


Part time / zero hours

Group sessions / 1:1 befriending

Days, evenings, weekends, term time and holiday clubs


Bridge Together are looking for caring and compassionate individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of others.


The position is subject to successful enhanced DBS (Disclosing and Barring Service) and Right to Work checks. A clean driving licence and relevant insurance is needed for befriending.

Purpose of the Role

  • To work under the direct instruction of management and/or the session leader, usually within a group based at Newark Orchard School but often out in the community

  • To run activities and games within group sessions, liaise with and communicate with parents, administer any necessary medicine, manage behaviour and any care needs and adhere to Bridge Together policies and principles at all times

  • To support children and young people, including those identified as having severe learning difficulties and those with challenging behaviour in a range of different situations and settings

  • To understand, promote and achieve the highest possible quality of life for service users

  • To promote users interests and protect them from harm

  • To promote inclusion, social interaction and independence

Please see the Job Description and Personal Specification for further information.

Entries to be made via the Bridge Together Application Form and emailed to 

Closing Date: Friday 16th October 2021                                              Interviews via TEAMs in the week beginning Monday 19th October    


Job description

Personal Spec