Residential Support Worker, Gretton School, Cambridge

Residential Support Worker

Gretton School is an independent specialist school for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, specifically high functioning autism. We welcome students from 5—19 years old, as weekly boarders or as day students. Based just outside Cambridge, we work with 12 counties to provide a broad and individualised education for these unique and wonderful students.

The school is growing and developing, it’s integrated therapeutic team are working tirelessly alongside the management team and the teaching and support staff to further develop our fantastic practise and outcomes.

This is a really exciting time for Gretton School, its staff and students, do you have what it takes to share the journey, and effectively support the school to its rightful bright future? 

What will you need to succeed?
We are seeking people who thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment. Experience of working with people with autism is not necessary, but a commitment to learning is.

We are looking for exceptional people to work with our exceptional students.

We are recruiting a Residential Support Worker to work in a friendly and supportive boarding environment where your input will be key in achieving positive outcomes for our young people. Our warm and homely boarding houses allow young people to stay at Gretton from Monday to Friday during term time. Our focus is on making sure each young person feels safe and cared for. A maximum of three young people live together in a house or bungalow within the school grounds

What will you need to succeed?
We are seeking people who thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment. Experience of working with people with autism is not necessary, but a commitment to learning is.

Benefits:

  • Shifts: Monday to Friday, no weekend work
  • Term time only
  • Every other Friday off
  • Free lunch
  • Free parking is available

Both night and day shifts are available.

Safeguarding recruitment statement
Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.

Please email us at jobs@grettonschool.com for more information.

Salary starting from £16,800

Closing date- Monday 18th October

Start Date- As soon as possible