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Lunchtime Assistants

Department: Residential Care (students 6 – 19 years), Residential Care (students 19 – 25 years)

Location: The Sheiling Ringwood

Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time

Hours & Working Patterns: 12.5 hours per week: (12.15pm-2.45pm Monday to Friday) Term time (41 working weeks, including training days) 

Salary: £20,911 - £22,271, Grade 9 -11 FTE (pro rata £5,846 to £6,226)

Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Start Date: To be confirmed


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 (6 -18) and young people (19-25) to enable them to reach their full potential. 

Working and sharing meals with students, your role as Lunchtime Assistant will involve being an integral member of a multidisciplinary team helping to support and encourage students to develop and maintain social skills and relationships with 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 behaviour.

Our Benefits include: *free enhanced DBS *fantastic working environment with beautiful outdoor space *pension scheme  *occupational sick pay *annual salary review *at least 31 days holiday a year  *onsite parking *training 
*support to reach Level 3 RQF Award *regular support and supervision from friendly approachable line managers 
*Bike 2 Work scheme *Employee Assistance Programme

This post is for Term Time only.

Please complete the application form and email to

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. 

This role is UK based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

Please note that our Health & Safety and HR procedures comply with the Government guidelines issued in relation to Covid-19. Therefore, you will be required to share information and/or evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.  All data will be held in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulations.