Positive Behaviour Support Worker – Flexible Working & Full Time 37.5 Hours

Posted 1 year ago

THE PONTESBURY PROJECT provides person-centred support to a range of people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs and behaviours that may challenge in our residencies within the Rea Valley area of Shropshire.

We are currently recruiting Positive Behaviour Support Workers to join our team. The role involves assisting the people we support with routine personal and domestic tasks and chosen activities to enable them to live as independently as possible.

We are looking for someone who is caring, resilient, possesses good communication skills and is confident to work as part of a team and lone work on occasion. If you have previous experience of positive behaviour management and working with people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs then we are keen to hear from you.

Full-time hours (37.5 hours per week) are available and flexible working arrangements will be considered. Shifts will be worked on a rota basis spread across mornings, afternoons and sleep ins, including weekends and bank holidays.

In addition to competitive rates of pay starting from £21,512 per annum (£11.00 per hour), other benefits include:

  • £53.00 for sleep in duties and double time on bank holidays
  • 35 days holiday (including bank holidays) each year
  • Simply Health healthcare cash plan
  • Life Assurance benefit
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training opportunities
  • Free enhanced DBS certificate
  • Refer a friend scheme of £300 per referral * conditions apply *
  • Opportunity to maximise your earnings – earn an additional £2,300 (approx.) by completing 1 sleep in each week.

To apply, please complete your application form on-line or by contacting our recruitment team at admin@pontesburyproject.com or telephoning 01743 790074. If your application is shortlisted, we will invite you to attend a face-to-face interview.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.


By completing this application, you certify that the information given is to the best of your knowledge correct, and if appointed, personal information about you may be computerised for Personnel/employee administration purposes including analysis for management purposes and statutory returns.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring

The Pontesbury Project aim to fulfil commitments set out in its Equality policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce to promote equality and diversity.  We are committed to ensuring that all appointments are made on merit.  

The Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (submit separately) is used to monitor how effective we have been at opening posts to all relevantly qualified individuals.  In order to help us to monitor the appointment process, all applicants are asked to complete this form. The data submitted on this form will be kept strictly confidential and used for statistical purposes only.  Our policies comply with General Data Protection Regulation (2018).

The organisation needs your help and co-operation to enable it to do this but filling in this form is voluntary. 

Please return the completed form in an envelope/email marked ‘Strictly confidential’ to: 

Meadow Brook, Little Minsterley, Shrewsbury SY5 0BP or admin@pontesburyproject.com

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