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We are currently recruiting for a Special, weekly residential school for up to 40 boys, committed to supporting students between the ages of 9 - 16+ who present with a range of complex, social, emotional and mental health difficulties with characteristics on the Autistic Spectrum; ADHD and mild learning difficulties.
We are seeking an individual who is caring, kind, passionate and has the ability to lead and guide a team of Care Support Workers in a sometimes challenging environment.
It is essential that the successful applicant has a 'can do' attitude, is flexible in their approach to work, has excellent communication skills and effective organisational capacity. You must have the aptitude to keep staff motivated and enthusiastic, in addition to being a role model and mentor for other care team colleagues.
The job role will involve you managing team of support workers in a residential school setting, ensuring that the section runs smoothly and the boys in your care are stimulated and happy in their school placement.
You should have significant previous experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour and must have a relevant Level 3 Diploma or the desire to work towards one.
The school is managed by 2 heads of care who are active in the day to day running of the school, creating a working environment of support and trust amongst staff.
You should be happy to work a shift rota system that includes working some Sundays and have had a full driving licence, D1 is an advantage. However the role is Term Time only and involves no friday evenings or any work saturdays.
In return we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training, East Sussex School Holidays, Cycle to work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Pension.
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