Residential Childcare Officer


Are you a committed, creative and effective professional who believes that all children with complex special needs, whatever their history, deserve opportunities to make outstanding progress in their learning?

Do you enjoy a vibrant and challenging environment where no two days are the same, a dedicated and dynamic team of colleagues, who look for creative and responsive solutions to sometimes complex issues?

We are a primary special needs school for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health with residential provision, serving half of Hampshire.  We have small class groups with skilled support staff and offer an extended curriculum through a residential experience for those children who need a 24 hour curriculum, working alongside a dedicated care team.

We can support your development through our multi professional team and offer you experiences to specialise and develop your practice.

A visit before applying is advisable – you are welcome to visit at anytime.

Exceptional childcare practitioners always welcome.



Please contact the school ( to arrange a visit or to ask any questions about the role.

  • Closing Date: 30th October 2017 (Noon)
  • Interview Date: Tuesday 7th November 2017
  • Contract/Hours: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary Type: Support Staff
  • Allowance Type: Other
  • Salary Details: Grade C
  • Hours of Work: 30 per week on a rota basis (Mon-Fri term time only, inc sleep-ins)
  • Location of Role: Wolverdene School, 22 Love Lane, Andover, Hants SP10 2AF

Application Procedure

Please complete the forms below and email to :

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