Vetro Recruitment require Support Workers AND Night Support Workers to join a Special Educational Needs Residential School in Hook, Hampshire. They provide support, both at home and school, for 28 children aged 8-19 who have Autism and the most severe and complex learning difficulties.
You will be working within a 180-strong team to provide care and support 52 weeks of the year to up to 30 students with complex learning disabilities. Due to the nature of the disabilities the young people may also have additional needs such as autism, epilepsy, self-injury, aggression and general disruptive behaviours.
Our client is seeking both day and night support for the students and strives to have an exceptional staff team to run alongside their 'outstanding' Ofsted status.
The client offers exceptional training for successful applicants. A background within residential care is advantageous however not mandatory for committed and dedicated applicants, as you will receive 4 weeks of shadowing and training and will not be left to work alone during this period whilst you learn about the role and the children's needs.
The school does not have classrooms, as the client feels the children will not learn this way, instead they incorporate learning into activities. These can range from a walk through the country, visiting the farm, taking part in a swimming lesson at the on-site pool or you might be having an art or music lesson outside in the grounds.
Many benefits are offered alongside working in this rewarding role: