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Support Worker - Residential School

  • Salary: £9 - £12 per hour
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Date posted: 10-10-2019
  • Sector: Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: SCT - LS - BSTOKE_1570695163

Support Workers need to work in a Residential School working with children aged 8-19 years with severe learning and physical disabilities. The ideal support worker would have previously worked within a similar environment and hold NVQ level 3 in Children and Young People


Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday Saturday and Sunday

Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Full-time or part-time hours available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free training and development
  • Opportunity to become permanent member of staff

Your responsibilities as the Support Worker:

  • Work closely with the children and young people ensure that they are safe at all times
  • Supporting them with learning and development, personal care, meal times
  • Working closely with other professionals such as nurses, support workers, and SEN teachers
  • Adhering to school's policies, procedures and the children's guidelines
  • You will work as part of a team to ensure the children's emotional, behavioural, physical and intellectual needs are met
  • You will follow the child's Risk Assessment and Behaviour Guidelines at all times to ensure a consistent and safe approach is followed

Requirements of you as the Support Worker:

  • NVQ level 3 or above
  • Must have experience working within a special needs school
  • Experience working with autism, epilepsy and challenging behaviour
  • Enhanced child DBS
  • Car Driver
  • Have good communication skills, and good written and spoken English
  • Experience carrying a case load

Location: Basingstoke/Hook

Salary: £10.00 - £12.00 depending on payment method

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Emily Game on 0118 948 5555 for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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