Residential Childcare Worker

10.00 - 11.00 GBP Hourly
16 Nov 2021
14 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
A special school in Lancaster are seeking a Residential Care Worker on a Full-Time basis ASAP and will continue ongoing. The role is in the residential setting of a specialist school.
The school caters for pupils aged 2-19 with severe learning difficulties and complex needs including PMLD, ASC, SLCN. A small number of pupils also have complex medical needs and life limiting conditions.
The care work follows a 2 weekly rota and does include morning, evening and weekend work. The school would conside a job share of morning and evening work dependent on the candidate. This role would be ideal for someone looking to go from the care sector to start a role within a school setting.
The successful applicant will be well supported by an established staff team, and will work closely with specialist Hearing Impaired and Visual Impaired teams, Educational and Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and a Speech and Language Therapist.
The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of strategies for supporting children and young people with complex individual needs, knowledge of how to personalise care tailored to their care plan.
Responsibilities will include:
• Meeting the wide range of needs of pupils
• Providing a curriculum that engages pupils' interest and is used to promote the highest levels of safeguarding
• Providing rich and varied experiences, which enables pupils to become resilient and confident individuals
• Personal care and supporting with any specific medical needs dependent on the pupils specific needs
• Liaising closely with parents and carers
• Want to develop your understanding of SEND - through CPD to have a good knowledge of the needs of SEND Pupils.
All candidates working through us must have a valid Update Service registered DBS, or be prepared to undertake a new DBS application through Key Stage .
We are a leading Education Recruitment Agency placing Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Cover Supervisors, HLTA's and Nursery Nurses into Schools and Nurseries across the North West including Bolton / Wigan /Chorley /Blackburn/Darwin / Burnley Preston / Lancaster/ Morecambe and Cumbria.
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