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Residential Support Worker

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Residential Support Worker required close to Blandford Forum, North Dorset!

The school is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 7 to 19 years with Autism and associated difficulties including challenging behaviour. Students have personalised and individualised programmes, designed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support the young people to make progress, develop skills and engage socially with others.

As a Children's Residential Support Worker you will support the young people within the classroom and home environment as well as planning and taking part in a range of activities to suit the interests of the young person in your care. This role also involves supporting with personal care and hygiene including toileting, bathing and showering.

We are looking for motivated care professionals who will strive to meet each young person's individual needs at all times. Although it is not essential you have experience supporting young people with special needs, it would be beneficial for you to have an understanding of Autism.

Benefits of this role:

  • Full time role working day shifts OR night shifts (you would not be expected to work both and we will consider part time)
  • Permanent employment with fantastic training opportunities
  • 3 months of shifts booked in advance
  • Fantastic rates of pay starting at £9.50 an hour
  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Refer a Friend Scheme (£50 once your referral starts working

The school is not easily accessed by public transport so it is essential you have a UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.

Please click 'apply now' or call into branch and ask for Lauren.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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