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Support Workers required for SEN residential school

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Job description

This Ofsted 'Good' rated private school provides care and accommodation for up to 68 children who have autistic spectrum disorder and/or learning disabilities. The service operates as a residential special school. Accommodation is provided for a number of children for 52 weeks of the year.

The school is located in Swanage.

Your role will primarily involve:

  • 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.
  • 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 careThe school is not easily accessed by public transport so a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle would be necessary.
  • 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 teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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