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Job description

We all know that the Coronavirus is changing the way we go about our everyday lives but, at this residential college in Bournemouth, there is one thing that doesn’t change - their commitment to the children and young people in their care.

Amidst all the uncertainty, as everything we do changes, how about changing your story too and, in turn, help to change the lives of children and young people?

Are you passionate about working with children and young people and have what it takes to make a difference to their lives? If so, then join us in this exciting role.

About the setting:

A specialist further education college offering both day and 38-52 week residential placements. The college provides holistic education for students aged 16-25 years, who have a diagnoses of Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and associated mental health conditions. 

The residential setting provides therapeutic support alongside their students vocational programmes to enable them to gain life skills, qualifications and employability qualities to ensure the greatest opportunity of successful outcomes. 

About the role:

Support Worker

  • Night shifts OR day shifts available  
  • Full time position 
  • Permanent position

Shift patterns are as follows: 

Day workers:

  • 42 hours a week average
  • 2 week rota
  • One week 3 days and the next 4 days
  • Shifts are 12 hrs long

Night workers:

  • 37.5 hours a week average
  • 2 week rota
  • one week 2 shifts & the next 4 shifts
  • Shifts are 12.5 hrs

The skills we expect applicants to have:

  • Experience supporting children or adults with ASC
  • A full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle
  • A passion for working with young people
  • A good team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong determination
  • Hard-working
  • Resilience
  • Honesty
  • A willingness to learn and adapt duties including managing complex behaviours and crisis intervention

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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