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  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194.00 - £25,878.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 6 (Pay Award Pending) *Plus additional sleeping in allowance*

Generic Support Worker job summary

The pupils who attend Loxley Hall come from all across Staffordshire and have Education Health Care Plans for Special Educational Needs for Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties with resulting behavioural problems. Our aim at Loxley Hall School is to make our Residential students feel safe, wanted and listened to. We are seeking someone who has patience, a sense of humour, a lot of energy and enjoys working with young people.

 The job will be varied and will include:

·        Supporting young people to have fun, trust adults, make friends and develop their self-confidence.

·        Maintaining a safe, secure and pleasant environment for the young people to live in.

·        Working with other staff and on your own to prepare activities and this could include sharing your own hobbies and interests.

·        The role includes working 3 x evenings per week in the Residential Educational provision and this will include sleeping in duties.

·        Helping to prepare evening meals.

·        1 x day per week supporting in the school day.

·        Leading by example and being a good role model.

·        Keeping up to date observations and records and feeding back to parents and guardians.

·        Completion of Diploma Level 3 as per the National minimum standards. This would be started after a successful 6 month probationary period.

We will provide essential training as part of our staff development programme will also work with the successful candidate to provide further training opportunities in line with their career aspirations. This role also includes having school holidays.

Closing Date for applications is Friday 29th Sept and interviews with be held on Thursday 5th October 2023. The start date will be as soon as possible.

Applications are to be completed electronically via My New Term. Visits to the school are a prerequisite for short listing - please contact the main school office to arrange visits - we look forward to showing you round. (01889 723050 or office@loxley.manorhall.academy)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. This role is also subject to online searches/checks. A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found here

‘Building Relationships, Celebrating Success, Promoting Change’

Loxley Hall School offers residential education for children and young people age 11 – 16 years with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. It is part of Manor Hall Academy Trust which serves 14 special schools and PRUs across the Midlands.

Residence provides opportunities for our children and young people to experience a positive environment where the aim is to develop emotional and social skills for lifelong learning, increasing resilience and independence via secure and successful relationships.

Our Research Based Practice and rigorous self-evaluation ensures that we can analyse and track individual progress and target areas requiring additional support. Our delivery is underpinned by our residential desired outcomes. We focus on promoting and modelling positive behaviour and mutual respect is a key ingredient to the success of our organisation.

Loxley Hall School

Loxley Hall Residential Education is an Ofsted rated Outstanding provision that offers 43 residential educational places per week, for boys 11 – 16 years, with accommodation situated within 2 domestic houses. The creation of this homely atmosphere enables us to prepare our youngsters along the road from dependence to independence.

Staff display unconditional positive regard for all students and provide them with a safe, supportive, inclusive, positive, and rewarding experience.

The ‘Whole School’ approach and seamless service with education, underpins each young person’s overall progress.

 Great emphasis is put on offering numerous and varied activities which can all be used as a vehicle to develop their emotional and social skills, their self-confidence and ability to manage their own behaviour. This helps them to develop an understanding of citizenship and their place in wider society.

Copy of Rota :

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Support in School  day.







Admin Time in Residence



39 hours per week. 

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About Loxley Hall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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