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Waking Night Officer - Oak Lodge School

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

The Role

Hours: 40 hours per week (39 weeks Term Time Only). 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, responsible citizens who can succeed in a changing world.

Oak Lodge School follows a student-centred multi-model 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, which 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.

Oak Lodge School is a regional residential provision providing education for pupils aged 10 to 19:

• Who are D/deaf
• Who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)

The term D/deaf is used throughout education and research to describe students who are Deaf (British Sign Language users) and deaf (who are hard of hearing and tend to communicate more orally.

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 Waking Night Officer to provide overnight 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 this role requires the person to stay awake to support students overnight Monday-Thursday. The Waking Night Officer will also be required to support students with getting up and ready for school including support with breakfast from 7am until 8.30am.

A working day usually falls between the hours of 10.30pm – 8.30am. We are looking for a Waking Night Officer that has excellent communication skills, with a good knowledge of d/Deafness, communication difficulties, challenging behaviour and Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

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

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

Closing date: 12 July 2019
Interview date: 16 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.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

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


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