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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

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Working pattern

Full time, part time: 36 hours per week, term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,500

Actual salary

£19,812 - £20,477

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Mary’s is seeking to recruit a Residential Care Worker to work within a small, dedicated team who are responsible for providing support to pupils within our residential setting.

St Mary’s is a residential special school and college for pupils / students aged 5 to 19 with speech, language and communication needs, learning difficulties and other associated SEND.

You will need to be positive, kind and caring, with basic knowledge of the care and support needs of pupils with special educational needs (Health & Social Care or equivalent relevant Level 3 qualification is required) and a commitment to providing outstanding support to those within our care.

The successful applicant will work to a shift rota, which will include evenings and alternate weekends, during term time. Shifts are set on a 2-week rota basis, 36 hours per week.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a strong and friendly staff team, wonderful pupils/students to work with and a positive working environment.

Further details about the role

For an informal discussion, please contact Natalie Edwards, the Principal, on 01424 730740.

For an application pack, please contact the HR Administrator, email: cbolongaro@stmarysbexhill.org

St Mary’s is committed to equal opportunities and Safeguarding, as well as promoting the welfare of the pupils.

All successful applicants are required to undergo a DBS check and an online check will be carried out for all shortlisted candidates.

We do not accept CVs.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The closing date will be NOON on Tuesday the 7th May 2024. Interviews will be held shortly after

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Mary's School and 6th Form College

School type
Special school, Inter- / non- denominational, ages 5 to 19
School size
111 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
01424 730 740

St Mary’s is a residential special school and college for children with a range of special educational needs, including speech, language and communication, autism and other associated difficulties.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's School and 6th Form College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cbolongaro@stmarysbexhill.org.

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