Children Residential Support Worker

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Northwich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2019
Closes
04 Nov 2019
Ref
1290950404
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Education are proud to be working alongside a Cheshire West based 'outstanding' school and residential provision, who are looking for a Child Care Associate/Residential Care Worker to join their residential team on a temporary to permanent basis. Working 3 evenings per week, Monday-Thursday 2pm-10:30pm (28 hours per week). There is also 4 additional hours available for completion of supporting paperwork and administration (times TBC).

Your new school

The Ofsted 'Outstanding' provision is based within a purpose built school catering for 102 pupils aged 11-18 years with ASD and Complex Needs. Based in the residential setting with ages 13-18, you will be joining the 'outstanding' residential team, providing a short break educational facility for students who attend the school, providing respite for parents and an opportunity to develop independence for the pupils.

Your new role

You must have experience supporting children and young adults with ASD and Complex Needs as the role requires someone with the initiative, enthusiasm and ability to adapt and tailor their approach, whilst putting the students welfare first. You will be overseeing the care and development for 7-12 young people with ASD and Complex Needs. Daily duties are varied, from making beds and light cleaning, to writing formal placement plans, termly reports and annual reviews. There will be a mix of working independently as well as working with the team.

The residential provision aims to provide students with the facilities and abilities to learn life skills such as food shopping, financial transactions, cooking and domestic duties- with a view to build their independence towards their future lifestyle. A large portion of your time will be spent undertaking activities such as bike riding, visiting local parks and attractions.

What you will need;
  • Relevant Teaching Assistant, SEN or Learning Support Qualifications
  • Experience supporting on a 1:1 basis, providing interventions or working with small groups
  • A passion for supporting SEN pupils with a variety of needs and ensuring they are able to overcome barriers to learning and engage in the curriculum
  • Dedication, initiative and resilience to overcome issues faced

What do our candidates say about us?

"I'm so impressed with Reed Education. My interview was so straightforward and I was very quickly put forward for work. Nothing is too much trouble and all are happy to help at anytime. Payments are quick and easy. No hassle!"

What next?

If you think that this may be the role for you, click apply now!

Or if this isn't the role for you, or would like to discuss what Reed Education can do to support you in the search for your next role, please contact Natasha Clarke at Reed Education and apply now!

Reed Education is committed to safeguarding therefore all successful applicants will be subject to Enhanced DBS check, Prohibition Check, two years' references, face to face interview and qualification checks.

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