Support Worker

Sevenoaks, Kent
£16,160 p.a.
12 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

WEST HEATH SCHOOL Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1SR

"Rebuilding lives through education"

West Heath School is an Independent SEN Residential School with Charity status. We provide a therapeutic learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education.

We believe in "rebuilding lives through education", developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities.

We require the following staff to join our West Heath Team

Support Worker - £16,160 p.a.

Monday to Thursday 1 pm to 11.30 pm And every 3rd Friday 10.30am to 4.30pm Term Time only

Experience working with children and young people in a formal caring capacity is required. Holding the NVQ 3 - Children & Young People, would be desirable but not essential as the School would support successful candidates to work towards the Children & Young People Workforce Diploma. Car driver is desirable.

If you would like to find out more about our school, plus application form and JD please visit the website by clicking the apply button

Closing date for applications is 27th January 2017

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children, and as such is a "Regulated Activity"

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post.