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Support Worker

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

Location: The Sheiling Ringwood

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours & Working Patterns: Term time (41 working weeks, including training days)

OR Full Time – 52 weeks made up of 41 working weeks + 4 additional weeks of weekend shifts (paid equally every month throughout the 12-month calendar year) with 7 weeks’ annual leave

Salary: £18,707–£19,923 pro rata to reflect term time working (£20,911-£22,271 FTE) 

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

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.

Assisting with the daily life activities of students and helping to build mutually beneficial relationships within both educational and residential settings, you will play an essential role in supporting our students with the development of their educational, social, life skills and emotional abilities as they progress into adulthood.  You will assist with on-site activities, leisure trips and off-site group events both in the school/college education department and in the residential setting.

We are looking for candidates who have a genuine passion for working with children and young people, who are able to consistently engage our students through praise, direction and calmness.   You will have the ability to work with initiative, resourcefulness and passion in order to support our students, whatever your role, as part of a motivated team.

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 applications@thesheilingringwood.co.uk

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.