Residential Childcare Officer

We currently have a vacancy for a 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 are a 10 bedded unit offering a residential experience for those children who need a 24 hour curriculum, working alongside a dedicated care team. You will be working Monday – Friday term time only on a rota basis with additional sleep-ins.

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 but please contact the school to arrange an appointment.

Exceptional childcare practitioners always welcome.

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

Closing Date:  12th June 2019 12 noon

  • Interview Date: 20th June 2019
  • Job Start Date: 2nd September 2019
  • Contract/Hours: Permanent
  • Salary Details: Grade C or D (dependant on qualifications and experience)
  • Hours of Work: Part time, 30 hrs on a rota basis, including evenings and additional sleep-ins, (Mon- Fri term time only)
  • Location of Role: Wolverdene School, 22 Love Lane, Andover, Hants SP10 2AF

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To apply please complete the following and email to the admin office.

Application Form

Equalities Monitoring Form

Health Declaration

RCCO Role Profile