Overview

Support Worker – Term Time only

Cambian Grateley House School

 Salary: £10.75 – £11.26

Location: Andover, Hampshire

Contract type:

40 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Plus 5.6 weeks paid holiday.

Working on a shift basis which will include some weekends.

 Contract: Permanent

 Grateley House School has a successful tradition of supporting students between the ages of 11-19, with Autism Spectrum Condition (High Functioning Autism) and associated difficulties, to gain valuable life skills, qualifications and confidence to support their journey towards independence.

 The young people we educate and care for come to us with a huge variety of needs and difficulties. Our challenge is to help them build the hope, confidence, knowledge and skills to unlock their potential.

 From innovative educational experiences to national curriculum programmes, supported by passionate teams of specialists and key workers, we actively enable each young person to achieve their personal best, all in an environment that best suits them.

 You will be an integral part of a small team of approximately 6 staff including support workers, senior support workers, an Assistant Team Manager and Team Manager.

 As a key part of the dedicated teams we allocate to every child, you’ll have a vital role in helping children learn and develop skills for life. You don’t need any special qualifications for this role, but you do need to share our passion to help children be the very best they can be.

 In return, our new and improved training programmes will help you develop your professional skills. And you’ll also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and, just like our residents, you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

 We are looking for Support Workers that are:

 Passionate about improving the lives of others

A positive and consistent role model to others
Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational
A calm and listening person with a mature, supportive approach
Flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis to suit the needs of the young people.
Seeking career development and training.
An excellent communicator and team player
Confident to work with complex young people and parents
Able to input into professional documentation with the support of your management team

Fully supported 6 month probationary period- You will receive a mentor and line manager to help you get the best start to your career at Grateley House School.

 We also offer a Level 3 RQF Child and young person's workforce qualification – FREE

 Valid for this service and position only

 Paid after successful completion of probation period (6 months)

 Payments are subject to taxable deductions

 If you want to learn from and work with a highly specialist, incredibly proud and integrated team that unlocks the potential of young people who will challenge you, stand up to you, then trust you and ultimately move forward because of you, then please talk to us. We’d love to help you move forward too.

 We pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities Employer. And we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

 

 

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