Youth Worker, Broadstairs

Posted 7 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
£75 - £85 per day
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Job Description

Youth Worker
Full Time 


Youth Worker required for a residential special school in Broadstairs on a full time basis. The role is due to commence ASAP and will be made permanent if training is successful.

The vision for all in the school community is “Living and learning together within a Culture of Gentleness”. The central purpose of all who contribute to the provision at the school is to “nurture, teach and sustain” their young people, keeping them at the centre of everything you do and working harmoniously together so you can realise the goal of giving each young person a real life in community.

This is a residential special school, registered as a children’s home for children and young people with severe intellectual disabilities who are on the autistic spectrum continuum. Many of the children and young people have associated communication difficulties and emotional/behavioural challenges associated with their complex disabilities and medical needs.

The School is situated on a spacious site in the seaside town of Broadstairs, in East Kent. The facilities include a library and Interactive Storytelling zone, swimming pool, parent / carer house, interactive soft play and sensory rooms, interactive bicycle track, pottery, all weather football pitch, sensory garden, and horticultural projects. The extensive Enhanced Curriculum includes Attention Autism, Rebound Therapy, Yoga, Horticulture, Sherborne, Aromatherapy and Interactive Story telling.

Judged “outstanding” by Ofsted for Education the school offers a wide range of specialist support and provision. This includes Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy, and particular expertise in the areas of Gentle Teaching, Positive Behaviour Support and Functional Communication Training. The school is an Autism Education Trust hub.

We promoted safeguarding so every successful candidate will be required to have or undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For more information about the role get in contact today or apply with a copy of your CV.

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