RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE OFFICER (Initially fixed-term for one year)

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

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

We are looking for one Residential Child Care Officer to work with our residential team at our primary residential special needs school for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs serving a large area of Hampshire. We have small class groups and a 10-bedded residential unit with skilled staff, offering a residential experience for those children who need an extended curriculum, working alongside a dedicated care team. Hours are worked on a rota basis and include sleep-ins, Monday to Friday, term-time only.

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

A visit or phone call with Erika Pickett, Head of Care, can be arranged if you would like to discuss the role in more detail.

Closing Date:  21st May (Noon)

  • Interview Date(s): TBC
  • Job Start Date:  ASAP
  • Contract: Initially fixed term for 1 year
  • Hours:  30 hours, term time only
  • Salary Details: £14,012 – £15,224 (actual)
  • Location of Role: Wolverdene school

How to apply….

Please complete the below forms and submit to the admin office by the closing date or contact the admin team at  for further details.

Wolverdene School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks.


Application Form

Equalities Monitoring Form