Residential Support Worker

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Redbridge, North East London

Ref: 1670Friday 23 February 2024

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Residential Support Worker

Primary SEMH School

London Borough of Redbridge

£21000-£23000k per annum


Do you have a passion for supporting vulnerable students with SEMH?

Are you seeking an exciting and unique role that will allow you to change lives?


I am working with a fantastic residential school in the London Borough of Redbridge which houses and educates students with educational statements and encourages them to reach their full potential. This school are seeking a School Based Support Worker to join their team of fantastic staff who work together to create a family feel; with their small class sizes and shared mealtimes, you’ll agree that they are exceeding expectations.

The School

  • Individual houses for students to live in Monday-Friday – with fully customised bedrooms and kitchens to create an independent and family feel
  • Academic timetable during the day with designated time in the evenings for activities such as swimming, bowling, cinema, sports etc
  • Excellent modern facilities, including a recording studio and music equipment, onsite swimming pool, and a private farm which students can enjoy


Responsibilities of a Support Worker

  • Split days of 7:30am – 9:30am, 2:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Working with individual students to develop their social, emotional and behavioural skills
  • Being responsible for the safety of the children, making sure they have a secure but stimulating setting where they can be involved in not only education but also leisure activities
  • Counsel the students in personal and social skills, including health, hygiene, domestic protocol and relationships - School Based Support Worker
  • Accompany children to various required visits such as doctors, shopping trips, dentist etc - School Based Support Worker
  • Observe the students and write reports to notify any required information


The ideal Support Worker

  • The ideal Support Worker should be empathetic and nurturing
  • Driving is preferred – even if you hold a full license but do not have a vehicle
  • Has experience or knowledge surrounding SEMH and can remain calm in challenging situations
  • Enjoys sport and doing outdoor activities


Do you think you would be a perfect candidate to work as a Support Worker in this provision?

Please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can do this by responding to this advert or emailing your CV. We look forward to hearing from you. Unfortunately, if you are not contacted within five working days, it means your application has been unsuccessful; we will, however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you. Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you consent to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR Requirements.

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