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Department for Education number: 8356004

Part of the SHEILING SPECIAL EDUCATION TRUST, a non-profit making limited

company (No 8116370). Registered as a Charity (No 1149264)



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Rewards and Benefits

• Fantastic working environment with beautiful outdoor space


• Enhanced DBS Check Paid for


• Voluntary 'sleep-in' paid at £73.89 per shift


• Employers pension contribution at a minimum of 5% and  

 employee contribution of 3%


• Employee Assistance Programme


• Annual salary review


• A minimum of 31 days paid holiday per year

• Bike 2 Work Scheme


• On-site free parking


• Minimum of circa 7 days' paid training per year


• Support given to obtain a Level 3 RQF Award


• 5 days 'off the job' training during induction


• Regular support and supervision from Line Managers


• Support to undertake an Apprenticeship programme,  

 within a permanent contract, leading to a Level 3 qualification

The Sheiling Ringwood is an independent, residential special school and college for students with severe and moderate learning difficulties and disabilities.  We offer day and residential care within a beautiful environment where staff - whatever their job role - have the opportunity to make a real and positive difference. In addition to positions based at our main site in Ringwood, working with children and young adults who are residential or day students, we also have posts supporting our young adults who are in our community-based supported living known as Sheiling Living located in Wimborne. Sheiling Living staff will support our young adults to attend the college and help them to develop broader life skills to enable them to live more independently within the local community.

Each year we provide a number of volunteer placements commencing at the end of August each year and lasting for a full 12 months. This provides an opportunity for successful candidates to live on site working alongside, and learning from, our highly experienced contracted staff, to develop the educational, social and personal skills of our students who have complex learning disabilities and special education needs.

Volunteering Opportunities 2019-20

For more information about the scheme, details concerning the recruitment process and an application form, please click here.

To view our current vacancies, please click here  

*New and improved rates of pay and career opportunities

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