Do you want to make a difference to the lives of our children and young people?
Are you a positive role model?
Linden Bridge is part of the LIFT Partnership Multi Academy Trust. We are Special School in Worcester Park, Surrey for approximately 130 children and young people with complex social communication needs catering for children aged 4 to 19 years. At Linden Bridge we provide effective specialist education and support to pupils with autism and to their families, enabling pupils to achieve their full potential in education and in life.
Within the school grounds our pupils have access to lots of outside space, including play equipment, covered play areas, gardens and outside gym equipment. We also have an indoor swimming pool and 3 school minibuses which are in regular use by the pupils.
We have a small Residential Department with 16 beds in which pupils can Board during term time only.
Linden Bridge is a friendly school and we value all our staff members. We offer free on-site parking, free refreshments, and a comprehensive induction programme for new staff.
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and reliable person to come and join our Residential Team as a Child Care Officer. The successful person will assist our Key Workers and provide extra support to our children and young people during their morning and evening schedule, ensuring they have a rewarding and enjoyable Boarding experience.
This is initially a fixed term contract to 31/08/2020 which may be extended subject to funding.
School: Linden Bridge School
Start Date: 3rd September 2019
Salary: PS4.6 - £10.48 per hour (FTE salary £19,677)
Contract: Part Time Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 16 hours per week (Term time only)
Tuesday: 7:00am-9:30am & 3:00pm-8:30pm
Closing date for applications: 2nd September 2019
Interviews week commencing: 9th September 2019
Linden Bridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, volunteers and members of our community to share this commitment. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection. We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism, and promote British values and children’s rights.