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Support Worker

Posted 5 February by The Sheiling Trust Featured Ended

Salary: £16,802 - £19,669 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Contract: Permanent & Casual
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week / 52 weeks
Start Date: 16th April 2018
Closing Date: 28th February 2018
Interview Date: TBC


We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of caring and compassionate
Support Workers, who are committed in providing the very best quality of care and support to children
and young people to enable them to reach their full potential.
Assisting with the care of students and helping to build mutually beneficial relationships within both
educational and residential settings, you will play an essential role in supporting our children and young
people with the development of their social, educational and emotional abilities as they progress into
maturity. You will assist with on-site activities, leisure trips and off-site group events.


We are looking for support workers that;
 Have a genuine passion for working with children and young people and enjoy working within a
motivated team.
 Have supported individuals or students with SEN within either a school, college or residential
SEN setting.
 Have supported students/individuals pupils in small groups or on a one to one basis.
 Have the ability to work with initiative, resourcefulness and passion in order to support.
 Able to consistently engage through praise, direction and individual support.
 Are highly motivated, enthusiastic and organised.
 Have relevant (SEN) experience, including autism and complex needs in a similar organisation
and/or relevant qualifications (QCF/NVQ Level 3), although not essential. Full training provided
plus the opportunity to complete NVQ 3.


Ideally, you will have some SEN experience, however, we will consider applicants who have minimal
experience but have a can do attitude and a willingness to learn. For those you possess the drive and
motivation, we will support you to develop your qualifications, skills and knowledge, and for some, a
rewarding career working with Children and Young people with SEN.
Applications are also welcome for bank/casual hours in the same area of work.


The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS and
Barred List check will be required.

Reference: 34392681

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