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Job description

We are recruiting Support Workers for a SEN residential school near Blandford Forum

The school is located in the glorious greenery of the Dorset countryside with 28 acres of land for play and educate, the school boasts many facilities such as a theatre, a sports hall, indoor and outdoor riding arenas, climbing wall, multiple safe play areas and a swimming pool.

The Role

Working in the residential area providing guidance, support and encouragement to young people in a variety of settings including classroom, education and off site activities

Enabling young people to develop by providing physical and emotional support

Working as part of a team to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of the young people first

Important qualities of this role are being a good role model and conducting yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst on duty or representing the company at outside events.

Person Specification

Ability to follow a work pattern and attend work punctually and reliably

Ability to go wherever the young people do and participate and lead indoor and outdoor activities

To be able to communicate clearly and easily with young people and others in a variety of ways

Ability to form appropriate, professional relationships with young people and others involved in their care

Experience of working with children or adults with special needs would be beneficial but this IS NOT essential. Full support can be given to those who do not have previous experience.


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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