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Vacancies at Camphill Wakefield

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Education Support Worker
Residential Support Worker

Education Support Workers

Are you caring, compassionate and willing to go that extra mile?
Would you like to support our young adults with learning disabilities, mental health and challenging behaviours?

Do you want to make a difference? Camphill Wakefield is a specialist college for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. We offer day and residential provision for students aged 16 - 25 who have a current Education, Health and Care Plan and who are looking for a different approach to a mainstream College.

We are looking to expand our team of Education Support Workers who can support our young adults by contributing to their educational, curriculum and social development and participate in its delivery as a member of a coordinated team.

We offer:

Full time/ Part time – Term time - permanent roles
Annual Salary of £15,387 based on 37.5 per week term time

Ongoing training and development
Career progression
Simply Health Plan including counselling
Access to pension
Free parking

We would love to hear from you if you have:
Level 2 / 3 certificate / diploma in supporting teaching and learning (or working towards something similar).
Experience of working in a similar role.
Knowledge of SEND code of practice.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For an information pack about this role, please contact Tracy via email tracy.c@camphill.ac.uk or by telephone on 01924 255231.

Because of the nature of the work i.e. with vulnerable adults, this post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check.

Please note that initial contact with applicants will usually be by email, so please check all of your email folders regularly, including your junk mail folders.

Please return you completed application form to tracy.c@camphill.ac.uk on or before the closing date of 30th January 2022.

You can download a PDF document of the job description here

Residential Support Worker

Shift Pattern / Full time 40 hours per week / Monday to Sunday on a varied shift pattern
Salary from £19,136

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active and innovative team player to join our Support Worker Team at Camphill Wakefield.
Camphill Wakefield offers young people with moderate to severe and complex learning disabilities the opportunity to develop skills for the next stages of their lives.

The college is both day and residential.

Requirements of the role:
To assist in making sure that Camphill Wakefield meets the high standards of education, training and care within its own set of ideals and principles as well as meeting the expectations and guidelines of the placing authorities and inspectorates.
Our residential home is part of a large established rural campus, developed to accommodate SEND students who attend the Camphill Wakefield SEND College on site. The residence also provides a 52 week home to a small number of SEND young adults and a respite service. The present residential service accommodates 10 residents but there is scope to increase numbers in the future. Camphill Wakefield also operates a varied and practical social care day service for SEND young adults.

As a Support Worker you will provide effective support to secure, sustain and promote the reputation of the home. To ensure the delivery of high quality age appropriate care and support to our residents and to create a caring environment conducive to individual needs within a framework of quality assurance.

You will join a committed and dedicated team and be part of the ‘hands on’ approach to running all services at Camphill as such you will be required to work shifts during evenings and weekends with the Deputy Manager and care team.
If you have a great work ethic and have experience of working with adults with learning difficulties within a residential care setting, we would love to hear from you.

Because of the nature of the work i.e. with vulnerable adults, this post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated and be able to provide a Covid passport.
It is an essential requirement that the successful candidate has a full driving license.

For an information pack about this role, please contact Tracy Craft via email tracy.c@camphill.ac.uk or by telephone on 01924 255231.

Please return you completed application form to tracy.c@camphill.ac.uk on or before the closing date of 30th January 2022.

You can download a PDF document of the job description here

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Wood Lane, Chapelthorpe, Wakefield
West Yorkshire. WF4 3JL
01924 255281
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