Generic Support Worker - Loxley Hall School

Stafford Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8RS
21 Jul 2022
09 Sep 2022
School Office
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Shift work

Manor Hall Academy Trust are delighted to be recruiting for the position of

Generic Support Worker


Grade 6 Point 9-15 (£21,269-£23,952)

(Please note the Salary will start at £21,269 and future increments will lead to £23,952 following an appraisal of the last increment)

*plus additional sleeping in allowance*


LOXLEY HALL SCHOOL, Stafford Road, Uttoxeter, ST14 8RS

01889 723050


The pupils who attend Loxley Hall come from all across Staffordshire and have Education Health Care Plans for Special Educational Needs for Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties with resulting behavioural problems. Our aim at Loxley Hall School is to make our Residential students feel safe, wanted and listened to. We are seeking someone who has patience, a sense of humour, a lot of energy and enjoys working with young people.


 The job will be varied and will include:

·Supporting young people to have fun, trust adults, make friends and develop their self-confidence.

·Maintaining a safe, secure and pleasant environment for the young people to live in.

·Working with other staff and on your own to prepare activities and this could include sharing your own hobbies and interests.

·The role includes working 3 x evenings per week in the Residential Educational provision and this will include sleeping in duties.

·Helping to prepare evening meals.

·1 x day per week supporting in the school day.

·Leading by example and being a good role model.

·Keeping up to date observations and records and feeding back to parents and guardians.

·Completion of Diploma Level 3 as per the National minimum standards. This would be started after a successful 6 month probationary period.


We will provide essential training as part of our staff development programme will also work with the successful candidate to provide further training opportunities in line with their career aspirations.


Closing Date for applications is Friday 9th September and interviews will be held on Thursday 15th September 2022. 


Applications are to be completed electronically and sent to the Head of Care, Mr A.Teague Visits to the school are a prerequisite for short listing - please contact the main school office to arrange this and we look forward to showing you around.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


‘Building Relationships, Celebrating Success, Promoting Change’

Loxley Hall School offers Residential education for children and young people age 11 – 16 years with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. It is part of Manor Hall Academy Trust which serves 14 special schools and PRUs across the Midlands.


Residence provides opportunities for our children and young people to experience a positive environment where the aim is to develop emotional and social skills for lifelong learning, increasing resilience and independence via secure and successful relationships.


Our Research Based Practice and rigorous self-evaluation ensures that we can analyse and track individual progress and target areas requiring additional support. Our delivery is underpinned by our residential desired outcomes. We focus on promoting and modelling positive behaviour and mutual respect is a key ingredient to the success of our organisation.


Loxley Hall School

Loxley Hall Residential is an Ofsted rated Outstanding provision that offers 43 residential educational places per week, for boys 11 – 16 years, with accommodation situated within 2 domestic houses. The creation of this homely atmosphere enables us to prepare our youngsters along the road from dependence to independence.


Staff display unconditional positive regard for all students and provide them with a safe, supportive, inclusive, positive, and rewarding experience.


The ‘Whole School’ approach and seamless service with education, underpins each young person’s overall progress.


Great emphasis is put on offering numerous and varied activities which can all be used as a vehicle to develop their emotional and social skills, their self-confidence and ability to manage their own behaviour. This helps them to develop an understanding of citizenship and their place in wider society.


Copy of Rota :

GSW Rota

1.30pm-9.30pm Residential Evening

1.30pm-9.30pm Residential Evening

1.30pm-11pm  (Sleep in) Residential Evening

7am-3.30pm Support in School  day.

8am-1pm Admin Time in Residence

39 hours per week. 


There is also the requirement to complete 12 hours per academic year as Twilight’s. For example on 6 x Friday’s per year you would work until 3pm. 

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