at Chalk Education
Location Wigan, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 21, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term

Job Description

Residential Support Workers looking to move into Education?

Pay Rate £11 - £13 per hour

Are you a positive Residential Support Worker who is experienced working in a care home for young people?

Chalk are looking for Residential Support Workers to come into schools and work with young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Job Description

You will be required to support young people aged 5 to 18 with various activities in the schools while helping them to develop life skills and social skills. You will work alongside a dynamic and supportive staff team to help create a positive and safe environment for all young people.

To be considered for this role you will need:

· Experience supporting young people within a care setting

· Excellent behaviour management

· Good understanding of safeguarding requirements.

· A positive attitude with a calm but firm approach

· NVQ level 3 in Childcare (beneficial)

· Team teach or similar de-escalation training (beneficial)

· Full UK driver's license

Additional requirements:

o References confirming suitability for role

o Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service

o Eligibility to work in the UK


- Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants

- Continual professional development through online training

- Competitive pay rates related to your experience

- Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions

- Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchers

About Chalk

At Chalk we aim to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing tailored staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK.

Chalk is made up of a team of experienced education recruiters who all share the same goal – to build solid, long-term relationships with schools, teachers and support staff alike.

Here at Chalk, we recruit SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) staff for both mainstream schools and alternative provisions across the UK. We look to fill short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies in the education sector.

For more info please contact Dominic Ormerod.

The Legal Bit

Chalk is an education recruitment agency committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Chalk promotes equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers, and applicants. We follow new GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data.

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