Residential Child Care Officer

St Andrew's Academy, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 4EW

34 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

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Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 6, Scale point 20 - 24 £23,194 - £25,878 FTE per annum, £20,126 - £22,456 per annum

Pay scale

Grade 6, Scale point 20 - 24 £23,194 - £25,878 FTE per annum, £20,126 - £22,456 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Andrew’s Academy is a day/residential special school for pupils with severe learning disabilities and ASD aged 11-19 years St Andrew’s Academy Council are seeking to appoint an innovative, flexible and professional Residential Child Care Officer (RCCO) to join our friendly and hardworking team in this successful school to enhance our thriving provision for young people with learning difficulties and /or Autism within the residential 24 hour education provision The successful candidate will have: • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Caring for Children and Young People (CCYP) or similar childcare qualification • SEN and residential experience and an interest in ASD • Excellent interpersonal skills • A commitment to self-improvement and ongoing CPD • Ability to demonstrate positive behaviour management techniques and skills • A commitment to providing person centered learning opportunities to enhance our young people’s independence and social skills • Ability to work unsocial hours on a fixed weekly rota (weekdays only)

What the school offers its staff

St Andrew’s Academy is part of the Shaw Education Trust and together we strive to offer the highest standard of education, social inclusion and opportunities for our young people The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment: • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays) • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health • Cycle to work scheme • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust. St Andrew’s Academy is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.

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About St Andrew's Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
136 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

St Andrew's Academy is a unique school for children and young people aged 11 to 19, providing a high quality education to pupil's with special educational needs. The Academy's highly skilled team of staff are committed to ensuring that all students enjoy their learning, take care of each other and work hard to achieve their targets. The staff, students, their families, Governors and the whole community make St Andrew's Academy a very special place, recognising that together we can learn and achieve great things! If you think your child would benefit from a St Andrew's education please do get in touch to arrange a visit.

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