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Key Worker - Extended Services
  • Employer: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy
  • Reference: PARK/19/111072
  • Published: Sun 06/10/2019, 21:38 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/10/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,589 - £26,317
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy, Kent

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Key Worker - Extended Services

Key Worker – Extended Services Actual Salary: Scale 5 - 6 Point 12-22, £21,589 - £26,317  Including Outer London Fringe of £609 36hrs per week, 52 weeks per year. Start date; January 2020 Parkwood Hall School is a Special Needs Residential provision for students with moderate to severe learning difficulties.  The children and young people are at the heart of everything we do.  Our aim is to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. We require an additional Key Worker to support the ongoing running of our short breaks and respite care provision “Treetops” which enhances our services for our students. The role involves working during the school holidays and as part of the residential team of key workers on residence during term time. This is a varied new position which offers an opportunity to be involved in different aspects of school life. The successful candidate will be able to work flexible hours as required by the residential and respite programmes within the contractual framework of 36 hours per week 52 weeks per year.  This will include sleeping in. Applicants will be expected to hold a relevant qualification at NVQ level 3 and be able to demonstrate experience in special needs education or provision of services to children and young people.

If you are: • Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working • Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs • Conscientious and innovative • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team • Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes displaying challenging behaviours. Then you are the person we are looking for! All posts are subject to references, enhanced clearance from the DBS and a 6-month probation period Application forms and information can be found at  or by sending your email address to stating the name of the vacancy.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs alone. Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment Applications are invited from black and ethnic minority candidates and from men, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff. (Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply). This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and DBS Disclosure is required