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Residential Worker (Maternity Cover) - Oak Lodge School

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

The Role

40 hours per week (39 weeks term-time only)
To start 2nd September 2019

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 fifteen young people aged 11-19 years.
Phoenix House is looking for a 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 limited sleep-in duties to facilitate this.

Staff must be able to work shift hours, on rota, as required, usually between the hours of 7am–9am and 3pm–10.30pm plus sleep –in duties. 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.

To apply please download an application pack from the Wandsworth Council website which can be found via the ‘visit website’ button at the top of this page.

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: 28 June 2019 (at noon)
Interview date: 05 July 2019

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
Telephone: 020 8673 3453

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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