Senior Practitioner (Behaviour, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities)
40 hours per week/52 weeks per year
£24,455 - £26,577 per annum
An exciting opportunity has become available to join the committed Residential Team based at Ruskin Mill College based in Nailsworth, Stroud
The main purpose of this role is to provide and role model specialist support and engagement strategies to facilitate learning and development, emotional, behavioural support and personal care, and to provide additional support for specific high needs student/s across the 24-hour curriculum.
Your role will be to ensure that the specific support requirements for students with high needs are in place, effective and communicated across the residential and day provision.
The post holder must have significant experience in a care environment working with all levels of staff and management, high levels of personal resilience, emotional and social intelligence and ideally have knowledge of Rudolf Steiner Holistic Education. You will also have experience of undertaking assessments of students, both independently and jointly alongside other professionals.
Please see the attached Job Description for the full expectations of the role.
Due to the locations of some of our team houses – being a driver with access to your own vehicle would be advantageous.
Ruskin Mill College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) Enhanced check.
Ruskin Mill College is committed to becoming an equal opportunities employer.
Closing Date: 30th August 2019
We may close this vacancy earlier than the stated date if we have sufficient suitable applicants so recommend sending applications as soon as possible
Ruskin Mill Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.