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Support Worker

Rikama Education

£9 - £10 per hour


Fixed Term | Full Time



Rikama Education Limited are working with a day and residential SEN School in the area who are looking for Residential Support workers who are caring individuals to support students in a residential setting on the school grounds.

As a Residential Support Worker you will help the school to create a caring, supportive and safe atmosphere for the students where they can enjoy learning and social activities. You will work with within a team environment and will have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career.

The shifts required for Residential Support Workers are: 6.45am-1.30pm and 3.30pm-10pm, with minimal variations to start and finish times, depending on the young people's activities during the day. They also require night cover for shifts between 9:45pm - 7am. PLEASE NOTE THESE ROLES ARE TO WORK TERM TIME ONLY

Skills Required for Residential Support Workers

First-class communication skills are essential in the role, along with sensitivity, integrity and adaptability.
Experience of working with children and young people within a health or social care environment, including personal care and moving and handling (training can be provided for the right candidate)
Working knowledge of risk assessment practice and the ability to respond effectively to differing demands when required.
Desired is experience of working with children and young adults with diverse SEN Conditions and medical needs including potentially physical needs
Previous experience in a similar role

Should you be accepted for this post, you will be rewarded by:

A Dedicated Consultant
A long-term contract with the potential to go permanent at this school
Excellent rates of pay
A potential permanent post after the initial period.

Should you be interested in this post, please apply with an updated cv to the email posted with the advert. If you are happy in your current post; however, you have a colleague or friend that may be interested in this post, please pass on our email and number as Rikama education run a referral incentive scheme for anyone who refers a person to us that we subsequently place at one of our schools