Residential Support Worker Job at Connex Education in South East London

Job Description

Connex Education is currently seeking a Residential Support Worker to work within one of our bespoke SEN units in the London Borough of Lewisham. This is a maternity cover post that is full time, 5 days per week.

The Unit

Our valued client provides an education, emotional support, personal development and functional skills to special education needs (SEN) students between the ages of 7-19 years old.

The Special Needs supported in this Unit includes Autism, Down’s Syndrome and Additional Moderate Learning difficulties. The aim is to create a safe and stimulating environment where a mainstream school would not usually be able to accommodate. Our client looks to prepare students for life after education, building independence and confidence, whilst also integrating into the local community.

The Role

As a Residential Support Worker, you will be required and prepared to spend one Saturday a month overnight on site with the students as part of their ?Living and Learning’ curriculum. You are also responsible for working along side the student’s parents and carers in order to monitor progress and develop an EHP (Educational Health Plan). Your role will also include limited administrative duties

We are looking for:
?An experienced SEN Support Work or Teaching Assistant, either in schools or residential

?NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People specific)

?A positive and proactive approach

?Full-time availability

?ASAP start

Connex Education are looking to interview for this role immediately as our client are looking to hire as soon as possible. If your meet the above criteria, please email CV to [email protected] or for an immediate Telephone interview please call 0207 846 2762 or 07387 050417 as a matter of urgency.

Connex Education is a high quality, service-led education supply agency which puts its people – not its profit – first. We concentrate on finding the right people, with the right skills and attitudes, for our schools. We hand-pick our staff, put them on our own payroll, and give them the same dedicated attention and support that we give our schools. Looking after people is central to our business: it’s what has earned us our excellent reputation.


About Company

Company: Connex Education

Company Location:  South East London

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