Job Vacancy: Behaviour Support Worker

Job Vacancy: Behaviour Support Worker

We seek an enthusiastic and dedicated person for the post of Behaviour Support Worker, term time only, requiring a minimum of 35 working hours per week.

St Edward’s is an outstanding Roman Catholic independent day and residential special school for boys aged 9 to 18 years who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) which adversely affect their behaviour.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

You will have confidence, resilience and ability in working with young people who encounter behavioural difficulties on account of social, emotional and mental health issues.

Graduate status is an advantage. Alternatively, applicants must hold, or have the desire to study towards, an NVQ Level 3 qualification in Child Care (or equivalent) if not already qualified.

This post offers an annual salary in the range £14,000 – £18,000 (subject to experience) a contributory pension scheme and a pleasant working environment.

St Edward’s is a very well-resourced special school, located in a substantial rural park, near to the market town of Romsey in Hampshire. We encourage potential candidates to visit the school prior to application.

All successful candidates will be subject to stringent safer recruitment procedures which include a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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For an application pack please contact the Head’s PA on 01794 885252 or email admin@melchetcourt.com

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th February 2018.

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26th February 2018; date to be confirmed.

Start date: Monday 5th March 2018, subject to notice/availability.