Support worker in residential school
Academics are recruiting for Support Workers to start ASAP to work in an SEN Residential School in the Lymington area. This is on a full-time basis working shifts offering both 38 (term time only) and 52 week a year contracts. This will involve some weekend work. The job involves enabling young people to develop and make progress by providing physical, emotional and nurturing support. The position involves working as part of a team to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that makes the health, safety, care and welfare of young people a priority.
To be successful in this role you will be a strong team player, confident and motivated and well organised. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you'll be someone with a genuine desire to help others. Childcare qualifications are desirable, but full training is provided. You will be required to predominantly work in the residential homes which are on the same site as the school. Experience of working in a school or care setting with children with SEN would be an advantage but not essential for the role.
All those who successfully complete the probation period will receive a £500 bonus when staying on as a permanent staff member Some aid can be given with travel such as a minibus from nearby train or financial support for carpoolers. Will involve shift work and some weekend shifts.
If this position is of interest to you, you are available full-time including weekends and you are able to commute to the Brockenhurst/Lymington area for work, please apply using the link provided.