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Residential Child Care Officer (RCCO)

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Priory School
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
04 December 2020 01:00 PM
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  • £20,685 pa
  • 44 hpw, 39 weeks per year.
  • Permanent
  • Required from January 2021.

The Residential teams work on a rota basis with variable start and finish times:

Monday - Thursday: Split shifts, hours variable between 7am – 10.30am / 2.30pm – 10pm.  

Friday:  Single shift, hours variable between 7am – 4pm.

Plus sleep-in on a rota basis.

SENDAT is a Multi Academy Trust focusing on specialist provision and special schools. Priory School, a founder member of SENDAT is an academy special school for students with complex moderate learning difficulties (MLD). Priory currently has 189 places including 23 residential places. We are looking for an additional RCCO to work as part of our small Residential team, responsible for the care and wellbeing of all students accessing the residential provision.

As part of our residential team, you will be responsible for the physical care, well-being and residential education of our students, helping them to develop self-dependence and the social skills to integrate successfully into the school and wider communities.  

In return for your hard work and commitment to our students, we offer a range of career development opportunities and a supportive working environment

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Georgina Lewis, Head of Safeguarding and Residence, on (01284) 761934 or email: georgina.lewis@sendat.academy

To request an application pack, please contact Joy Kent on: joy.kent@sendat.academy or call (01284) 717874..

Please return completed applications to Joy Kent, or by post to SENDAT, Ask House, 2 Northgate Avenue, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6BB

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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