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Female Residential Worker - Oak Lodge School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Hours: 25 hours per week (39 weeks term-time only) 3 NIGHTS PER WEEK/2 SLEEP-INS.
Sleep-in duties not inclusive of hours and is paid extra.
To start as soon as possible

Oak Lodge School aims to:

Empower, inspire, encourage and challenge our young people to develop the knowledge, understanding, confidence and skills to become thinking, resilient citizens who can succeed in a changing world.

Oak Lodge School follows a student-centred, multi-modal approach to communication. We would like to welcome you to become part of our vibrant and innovative learning community, to have the opportunity to work in our happy and harmonious school, that promotes the highest standards and is at the forefront of special education. We are an inclusive school where every student and member of staff is valued highly.

Phoenix House Residential Service forms an integral part of the school. We provide accommodation for a maximum of seventeen young people aged 11-19 years.

Phoenix House is looking for a Female Residential Worker to provide support for students with a wide range of needs and communication methods. The students reside in Phoenix House for 1-4 nights a week and staff are required to undertake sleep-in duties to facilitate this. Sleep-in duties are paid as extra. This post is for 3 nights per week – the days of the week is negotiable.

Staff must be able to work shift hours, on rota, as required, usually between the hours of 7am–8.30am and 3pm–11pm plus sleep –in duties. 30 minutes unpaid break are given each day. We are looking for a Residential Worker who has excellent communication skills, with a good knowledge of D/deafness, communication difficulties, positive behaviour management and additional health and educational needs. Experience of personal care support is preferable.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively, this can be downloaded from the school’s website: www.oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed applications should be e-mailed to recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: 29 November 2020
Interview date: 02 December 2020 (via ZOOM)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

OAK LODGE SCHOOL
101 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NA
Tel : 020 8673 3453

 

 

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