The young people we educate and care for come to us with a huge variety of needs and difficulties. Our challenge is to help them build the hope, confidence, knowledge and skills to unlock their potential.
From innovative educational experiences to national curriculum programmes, supported by passionate teams of specialists and key workers, we actively enable each young person to achieve their personal best, all in an environment that best suits them.
Our growing family of 4,000 colleagues, supporting over 2,000 children is one of the UK’s largest and highest quality providers of specialist education and behavioural health services.
Cambian Purbeck View School has a proud and successful tradition of supporting children and young people between the ages of 7 - 19 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and associated needs, to gain valuable life skills, qualifications and confidence to support their onward journey towards independence. The dedicated team recognise this success and want to offer this opportunity to a wider range of young people and adults as part the ongoing developments that are taking place across all areas of the provision.
As a key part of the dedicated teams we allocate to every child, you’ll have a vital role in helping children learn and develop skills for life. You don’t need any special qualifications for this role, but you do need to share our passion to help children be the very best they can be.
In return, our new and improved training programmes will help you develop your professional skills. And you’ll also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and, just like our residents, you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.
We are looking for Support Workers that are:
· Passionate about improving the lives of others
· A positive and consistent role model to others
· Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational
· A calm and listening person with a mature, supportive approach
· Flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis to suit your needs
· An excellent communicator and team player
· Seeking career development and training.
Fully supported 6 month probationary period- You will receive a mentor and line manager to help you get the best start to your career at Purbeck School
We also offer a Level 3 RCF Child and young person's workforce qualification- FREE
We pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunities Employer. And we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.
If you want to learn from and work with a highly specialist, incredibly proud and integrated team that unlocks the potential of young people who will challenge you, stand up to you, ignore you, then trust you and ultimately move forward because of you, then please talk to us. We’d love to help you move forward too.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £10.00-£10.40 per hour