Residential Support Worker - Walton Hall Academy (Job-share considered)

Walton Hall Academy, Stafford Road, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6JR
Grade 6 – Spinal Column Point 20 - 24 (FTE £19,819.00 - £22,401.00)
11 Sep 2018
21 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
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Term time

The Shaw Education Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which opened on the 1st October 2014. It is a fast growing Trust and well regarded locally.

We are seeking to appoint:

Residential Support Worker

37 hours per week, term time only


Walton Hall Academy

(Job-share considered)

Walton Hall Academy is located just outside of Eccleshall in a rural setting with extensive grounds and amazing facilities. We are a generic special school catering for the needs of secondary aged students up to the age of 19 with a range of learning difficulties including Autism; communication; hearing; mobility and learning difficulties. Our students are referred to us from Staffordshire and neighbouring Local Authorities.

We are seeking to appoint a Residential Support Worker to work alongside our highly committed residential staff team. The Residential Provision rated Outstanding by Ofsted, provides a high level of care for up to 17 students each evening. Staff would be expected to work a split shift pattern of 7:30am – 10am and 2:30pm – 9:30pm. You will be expected to cover one sleep in per week on a rota basis. Staff do however finish at 10:30am on a Friday morning and do not return until Monday afternoon.

The post would suit someone with some school or residential experience and NVQ 3 Children and Young People qualification or working towards it.

You will have enthusiasm, commitment and a passion for special needs to join the team at this innovative and forward looking Multi Academy Trust.


Application Packs are available from:

HR & Finance Assistant, Walton Hall Academy, Stafford Road, Eccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6JR [Tel 01785 850420]



The salary for these posts is Grade 6 – Spinal Column Point 20 - 24

(FTE £19,819.00 - £22,401.00)

This post is available with an immediate start  


Closing date: Friday 21st September 2018 at 12 noon

Applications received after this time will not be accepted.


Shortlisting will take place on: Monday 24th September 2018

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 26th September 2018

The Shaw Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures including a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form

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