Residential Child Care Officer

  • Kent Range 3
  • Broadstairs, Kent
  • Stone Bay School



Kent Range 3-Salary £17,365-£17,411 (pro-rata)

Start date: October 2019

We specialise in providing both day and residential education for pupils aged 4-19 years, who have profound, severe and complex additional needs. Most come with a diagnosed autistic spectrum disorder and all have a statement of special educational need or an Education Health Care Plan.

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic individual who will assist in the provision of a safe and homely environment both individually and as part of a team to tend to the physical, medical, social and recreational needs of our residential students.

We believe by providing excellent care and support that you will make a real difference to the life of every young person by creating positive experiences every day and helping them make progressive steps to grow into the person they want to be.

Previous experience within a school or care setting is desirable, although not essential. If you do not already hold an appropriate qualification at NVQ / Diploma Level 3, this training will be arranged following appointment.

The hours will be on a split-shift system: 7.30 am – 9.15 am and 3.30 pm – 10.30 pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30-10:00am Friday. There is no weekend working with this position.

We have a great benefits package including:

• Generous CARE Pension Scheme,

• Access to Staff Care Services support,

• KCC rewards and discounts,

• Excellent training programme

• Staff wellbeing team-organising activities/events.

Stone Bay School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and verification of the right to work in the UK

If you’re looking for a rewarding job please contact us for an application form and job description. Please telephone 01843 863421, write to Stone Bay School, 70 Stone Road, Broadstairs, CT10 1EB, or e-mail [email protected] Applications to be received by noon on 20th September 2019, Interviews will be held the week commencing 30th September 2019

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