Department: Residential Care (students 6 – 19 years), Residential Care (students 19 – 25 years)
Location: The Sheiling Ringwood
Employment Type: Permanent
Hours & Working Patterns: 12.5 Hours per week / 12.15pm - 2.45pm Monday - Friday
Salary: £8.00 - £8.79 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
Closing Date: 26 November 2017
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Start Date: 2 January 2018
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. Staff are also prohibited from promoting extremist/radical religious or one-sided political views whilst working at The Sheiling Ringwood (TSR) and /or whilst participating in activities associated with their employment within TSR.
Working and sharing meals with students, your role as a Lunchtime Assistant will entail being a member of a multidisciplinary team helping to support and encourage students to develop and maintain social skills and relationships within the house community; helping them to achieve personal development targets. You will have a calm and patient disposition, highly effective communication skills and be unfazed by challenging behavior.
In return we can offer valued and rewarding job satisfaction, personal development opportunities and a great team working environment. Previous experience in working with young people who are disabled or have Special Education Needs is advantageous but not essential as we are looking for people with enthusiasm and empathy for our students.