Support workers needed

7 days left

Protocol Education
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Protocol Education are working alongside an Ofsted 'Good' School in South Glos recruiting a number of enthusiastic and committed Support Workers. The School itself is a residential Camphill (Rudolf Steiner) School for children with learning difficulties aged 6 to 19. The beautiful grounds on the edge of town encompass several residential houses for children and young adults, a School building, indoor and outdoor workshops and a swimming pool. There is also a farm, which provides organic produce for the community.

Main responsibilities

*Liaise with House-parent/deputy House-parent/Team leaders on a daily basis
*Inform senior care staff of any changes in behaviour or health, which may affect the general well-being of the pupils
*Accompany pupils to medical appointments as required
*Order and purchase food and other household supplies according to budgets with agreement of senior care staff
*Organise leisure and free time activities for pupils
*Write and record all necessary information
*Communicate effectively with colleagues
*Manage pupils personal allowance
*Keep house clean and hygienic
*Take part in weekly house meeting
*Be flexible as you may be required to work in another house on site
*Participate in training, meetings and personal development

The suitable candidate will preferably hold a qualification at NVQ level 1 or above in a related field and experience of working with pupils who have challenging behaviour.

In addition you will be required to work 42.5 hours a week, shift rotation, no nights. 8 weeks paid holiday which include Bank Holidays.

This represents a fantastic opportunity to make a huge impact on a persons life and well-being. You will be working in small family housing groups within a friendly team.

What's next?
If you are interested in applying for the role then please do get in touch as soon as possible on or register online at All candidates will undertake a thorough clearing process in line with Ofsted requirements and of course will be willing to undertake a DBS at the cost of £44. This represents a truly fantastic opportunity and consequently we very much look forward to hearing from interested candidates.