• Alisdair Low

Support Workers - SEMH Residential College - Wimborne, Dorset - £11.00-11.55 per hour.

This is a permanent job


  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own car

  • Level 3 Diploma or equivalent in Health and Social Care.

  • Be positive and creative in meeting young person’s needs

  • Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team

  • Good numeracy and literacy skills

  • Competent ICT skills

  • Show a strong understanding of what “good care” looks like and how to put the young person’s needs first, whilst empowering them to be independent and treating them as an individual.

This College is looking for a number of Senior Support Workers to assist students at home (on-site) and in the classroom (no personal care responsibilities).

The main purpose of the role:

Your role will provide support to the Deputy Care Managers (and deputising in their absence) in managing motivating and coaching a team of support workers to maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of our young people first.

Key duties:

  • Ensure that the medical needs of the young people are met at all times

  • Ensure that all young people receive a high standard of care and live in a safe, clean and homely environment

  • Communicate with Managers about the day to day running of the home and when any difficulties arise.

  • Take responsibility for the shift, including making decisions regarding staffing levels and allocation in the absence of the Deputy House Manager.

  • Complete regular supervisions and support the process of formal performance review

  • To encourage independent living skills through budgeting, shopping, cooking and accessing the wider community including public transport and leisure activities or own interests.

  • Support the induction of new team members and their continued mentoring.

  • Keep records accurately and up-to-date

  • Ensure safeguarding and health and safety procedures are followed at all times

  • There will be no personal care requirements for this role.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

Benefits Full training and continued support

  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by us!

  • 10% off accommodation, hot drinks and food at the Hotel attached to the College

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.