Residential Support Worker, Shenstone Lodge School
Are you looking to make a difference to the life chances of students that struggle with their social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) ?
Do you want to work in a dynamic, forward thinking school ?
Shenstone Lodge is a successful split site provision for students experiencing SEMH needs. The Shenstone site is situated in 4½ acres of beautiful, rural grounds and currently educates students from Y2-Y7 on a residential and day basis. The post advertised is based in the residential provision which supports between 4 and 8 students an evening from Monday to Thursday
You will need to be a dedicated and enthusiastic team player who can support the pastoral needs of our residential children. Under the line management of the Head of Care, the post holder will plan and lead a range of engaging and purposeful activities for groups and individual children. You will also have key worker responsibilities for specific children be able to complete necessary documentation.
You will be calm under pressure and ideally have experience of successfully managing and supporting children who can exhibit behaviours that challenge.
You will be expected to work in the evening and undertake regular sleep in duties for which an additional payment will be made. You will also work with children across the whole school as required.
You will be expected to transport young people in and out of borough as necessary.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) clearance is required for this role.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role’
This post requires a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school for an informal discussion. Please contact
Application forms are attached below and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 8GS or emailed to email@example.com
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Hours: 37 hours, term time + 5 days per annum
Grade: Grade 6 scp 9-15 £20,903 - £23,541 (Pro rata per annum)
Location: Shenstone Lodge School, Birmingham Road, Shenstone, Staff WS14 0LB
Closing Date: Monday 1st February 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 9th February 2021 (face to face with necessary measures in place)