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Residential Support Worker

Bramfield House SchoolSuffolk

Job Title: Residential Support Worker 

Location: Bramfield House School, Halesworth

Salary: Up to £22,734.40 pro rata (Actual salary up to £17,500)

Hours: 40 hours per week with School holidays off including Christmas, Easter and Summer Holidays (Term time only) – No Weekend working.

Contract: Permanent

Bramfield House School has the perfect opportunity for Residential Support Workers to join our fantastic team in Halesworth. This is a term time position working Monday to Friday only!

As a Residential Support Worker, you will support our young people in their daily lives, ensuring they are safe, healthy and cared for. Our Residential Support Workers carry out and essential and varied role to provide the individual, bespoke support required by our young people.

This is a great opportunity for a Residential Support Workers who are looking to continue your career in care but with more sociable hours and a better work life balance. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a residential setting where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where young people are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.

Previous experience of working in a Care / SEN environment is desirable but excellent support skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. We need people who share our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

This role is a 40 hour per week role working a mixture of day and evening shifts between Monday – Friday, we can also accommodate block shift patterns.

About us:

Located in rural Suffolk, Bramfield House School is an independent residential special educational needs school for boys aged 7 – 16 years who have social, emotional, mental health, communication difficulties. 

The School has a committed and innovative multidisciplinary team, extensive site and excellent facilities to support both learning and extra-curricular activities; we are in a great position to provide our pupils with the best education and care possible. We need highly-motivated and enthusiastic individuals who want to make a real difference to our young people who board at the School.

Our dedicated teamwork together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life. We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build confidence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join us?

A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:

Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path

Term time working only – Monday to Friday

Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference

Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other

No two days are ever the same

Free School Meals whilst on shift

Cycle to Work Scheme

“Your Wellbeing Matters”

Employee Rewards Hub

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Application process & dates

For further information and to apply please visit our website at

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

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