Residential Childcare Officer

Linden Bridge SchoolSurrey

Where possible interviews will be held on site within our schools and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by teams.

Working Pattern: These will be claims paid vacancies with varied hours but mainly covering Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

We have exciting opportunities for Residential Child Care Officers to join the team at the Linden Bridge School. The successful person will assist our Key Workers and provide extra support to our children and young people, ensuring the children have a rewarding and enjoyable Boarding experience.  

There are two shifts available, one during their morning schedule, between 7.30am to 9.15am, the other between 3.00pm to 8.30pm.  This is an indication of the work pattern but will be dependent on the needs of particular children.

The successful candidate will have effective communication skills, the ability to cope with physical and emotional demands of the job and the ability to offer students positive experiences and relationships.

Linden Bridge School is a special school in Worcester Park, Surrey for children and young people with complex communication and interaction needs. Originally part of the LIFT Partnership Multi Academy Trust, a family of schools who work together to use and share a wide range of expertise and services, LIFT Partnership has now merged with The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) from March 2021.  

THPT can offer:

• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation

• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes

• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions

• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the THPT Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@thpt.org.uk 

If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@thpt.org.uk 

For more information about working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit:  https://www.thehowardpartnership.org/our-staff/ 

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

 The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment. 

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

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Linden Bridge School

Surrey

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