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Support Worker - Children

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Job description

We are looking for compassionate support workers to support young people who have Autism.

A SEN school in Shillingstone, North Dorset, support some really amazing young people from 7- 19 with Autism and we are looking for resilient role models who can join them as support workers.

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 Support Worker you will ensure that the children and young people in your care are safe, healthy and able to make a positive contribution, realising their potential through enjoyment and achievement. 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:

  • For the right applicant, we can offer regular day shifts (early/late/long day), waking night and sleep-in through out the week. You can pick whether you would like to work day shifts OR night shifts and will not be expected to work both.
  • Opportunity for permanent employment with fantastic training opportunities
  • Fantastic rates of pay starting at £9.50 an hour
  • Specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to supporting you
  • Access to our CPD Academy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Weekly Pay
  • Refer a Friend Scheme (£50 once your referral starts working)

This school is not easily accessed by public transport so applicants must have a full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.

If you think you have qualities we are looking for please apply without delay or call into branch to find out more information.

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