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Residential Support Worker

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Job description

I am currently working closely with my client, an SEN School in the North West Kent location. The school is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status providing a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education.

  • Position: Residential Support Worker
  • Hours: Term time only (39 weeks)
  • 13:00pm - 11:30pm Monday - Thursday
  • 10:30am - 16:30pm Every 3rd Friday
  • Pay: £9.25 - 11:25 per hour

Key Requirements:

  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Emotionally robust and resilient
  • Full driving license
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Autonomous thinker
  • Experience of working with children and young people
  • Diploma in Childcare/Social Care Level 3 (desirable but not essential)

The school are looking to appoint a dynamic and committed Residential Support Worker to support School students in a residential environment with life skills, extra-curricular activities and day to day living, whilst working as a member of the care team and wider school team. An ability to teach, motivate and cultivate a positive and dynamic environment for their students is essential.

Please send in your CV along with a cover letter to register interest for this position. All candidates will be subject to the necessary vetting/background checks. Due to the rural location along with the possibility of supporting pupils offsite own transport is essential.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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