Specialist Trainer – PROACT-SCIPr-UK®

NB: This post is fixed term – 12 months initially, with the possibility for a contract extension and/or permanent role in future

The Loddon School and Loddon Training & Consultancy are based in Basingstoke and we are currently seeking a Specialist Trainer to support both sites, working as part of a multi-skilled team.

 

The salary ranges from £27,525 – £30,324 depending on experience and qualifications. Your working hours will be 162.5 a month, normal working hours will be 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday however you will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the role. You will be entitled to 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays).

 

The role will contribute to the organisation, delivery and administration of PROACT-SCIPr-UK® training provided by The Loddon Training & Consultancy as well as associated training courses delivered by the School.

 

You must have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a creative approach to training delivery. You should have good time management; strong administration skills related to the training process and be prepared to travel/stay away from home overnight to support organisations accessing our training/services.

 

You will need to have a professional or vocational qualification, for working within Health and Social Care e.g. a Diploma in Social Work, a teaching or education-based qualification, a Health Professional registration such as Nurse or Occupational Therapist or relevant degree and ideally a teaching qualification e.g. EAT Level 3. You must have experience in the practice of positive behaviour support, behaviour analysis and the use of effective communication whilst supporting individuals who may exhibit behaviours of concern such as autism or severe learning disabilities.

 

Your main duties will be to deliver PROACT-SCIPr-UK® courses in accordance with systems and guidelines as outlined by the Restraint Reduction Network Standards (RRN), the PROACT-SCIPr-UK® trademark licensing agreement and any additional specific course requirements as appropriate. You will support PROACT-SCIPr-UK® Principal Instructors and Instructors with the provision of additional training, advice and support both internally within the School and to other PROACT-SCIPr-UK® organisations. In addition, you will support the delivery of training across The Loddon Foundation.

 

When not delivering training you will be required to maintain your personal CPD file through the development of your practice, skills and knowledge, and ensuring that you are able to work within current legislation and codes of practice. This will include retaining professional registration and the maintenance of your certification with BILD  Association for Certificated Training (ACT) and other professional bodies within the teaching and learning sector.

 

For more information on the role then please contact Charlotte Walton on 01256 884629 or email c.walton@loddonschool.co.uk. The closing date for this position is 22 September 2021.

 

The Loddon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending the school. As the duties of these posts involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidates will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Support Worker – Nights

About the role:

You will be supporting their independence with household tasks and personal care, you may also be taking part in evening tasks which would involve calming activities such as movie night or reading a book.

 

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the safety of the children throughout the night and adhering to school’s policies, procedures and the children’s guidelines.
  • Carry out regular checks on the children throughout the night, record and pass on to the on-call Night Leader.
  • Attend mandatory training courses and other recommended training for career development
  • Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with the children, parents, work colleagues and external professional
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours to ensure that planned activities take place with adequate staffing and supervision.
  • Support with domestic duties

 

Hours:

There is the opportunity to work 2, 3 or 4 nights per week between the hours of 9.00pm – 7.45am including a 1 hour unpaid break.

 

Benefits:

· Generous annual leave entitlement

· Free staff meals on shift

· Generous group Pension

· On-site parking

· Staff referral scheme

· Discounted gym membership

· Training & career development opportunities

 

Training:

Your first four weeks at Loddon aim to give you the best opportunity to learn hands on, how to do your role to the highest standard. You would spend 2/4 weeks working on days shadowing a member of staff. You will also receive induction training for 4x Thursdays throughout your first month from the internal training team. During this time, if you have built a strong relationship with the children we would then move you on to nights.

If there is restrictions to you working days during your training period, reasonable adjustments can be put in place to accommodate this.

 

Development:

At Loddon, we are passionate about staff development and progression. If you are not qualified to the equivalent of a Level 3 Residential Childcare Diploma, we would enrol you once you have completed your 3-month probation with the support of our dedicated internal training department.

Throughout your career at Loddon, you will continuously receive training and support to help you develop within the school. Whether this be to undertake a QTS, a Team Leading Qualification or various Level 2 funded courses related to the work you do.

 

If you are interested in working for an employer where you are adding value to the children’s lives whilst receiving a competitive salary, great benefits and training opportunities, then Loddon is the place for you.

 

Salary:

The salary range is £21,247 – £23,167.

This is based on a full time equivalent working 4 nights per week which is inclusive of a 10% shift allowance. Salaries are dependent on relevant qualifications and previous experience within a similar setting.

 

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

How to apply:

Simply click on this link https://loddonschool.secure.force.com/xcdhcm__PositionDetails?id=a123z00000E9WFz 

Alternatively you can call 01256 884 600 to speak to a member of staff about the opportunities.

Weekend Support Worker

About the role:

There are various opportunities to work in our dynamic, experienced, and supportive care team to facilitate the children’s routines at the Loddon School, all whilst supporting their independence with household tasks and personal care.

We have part time vacancies for those seeking flexible work in Care who cannot commit to a full-time role.

If you are interested in working for an employer where you are adding value to the children’s lives whilst receiving a competitive salary, great benefits and training opportunities, then Loddon is the place for you.

 

About you:

We are looking for dedicated individuals who are passionate about providing the highest standards of care and facilitating opportunities for learning for our wonderful children. Previous experience of looking after children with autism would be an advantage however a can-do attitude and commitment to the children and your team is equally as important and full training will be given.

 

Hours:

You will work 20 hours a week across the weekend.

Hours are varied: 7.30am – 8.00pm or 10am – 11.00pm.

If working a full weekend isn’t something that would work for you, but slightly less hours would, please get in touch to see if this is something we can work around.

 

Benefits:

· Generous annual leave entitlement

· Free staff meals on shift

· Generous group Pension

· On-site parking

· Staff referral scheme

· Discounted gym membership

· Training & career development opportunities

 

Training:

Your first four weeks at Loddon aim to give you the best opportunity to learn hands on, how to do your role to the highest standard. You would spend 2 weeks on your dedicated days shadowing a member of staff, and then the following 2 weeks you will take the lead supporting and have the member of staff shadowing you. You will also receive induction training for 4x Thursdays throughout your first month from the internal training team.

 

Development:

At Loddon, we are passionate about staff development and progression. If you are not qualified to the equivalent of a Level 3 Residential Childcare Diploma, we would enrol you once you have completed your 3-month probation with the support of our dedicated internal training department.

Throughout your career at Loddon, you will continuously receive training and support to help you develop within the school. Whether this be to undertake a QTS, a Team Leading Qualification or various Level 2 funded courses related to the work you do.

 

Salary:

The hourly rate between £9.52 – £10.10. Rates of pay are dependent on relevant qualifications and previous experience within a similar setting.is dependent on relevant qualifications and previous experience within a similar setting.

 

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

How to apply:

Simply click on this link https://loddonschool.secure.force.com/xcdhcm__PositionDetails?id=a123z00000E9WFz 

Alternatively you can call 01256 884 600 to speak to a member of staff about the opportunities.

Support Worker – Days

You could have the opportunity to work in our dynamic, experienced and supportive care team to facilitate the children’s day and evening routines at the Loddon School.

Experience within a similar setting is desirable, however not essential as full in house training is provided.

If you are interested in working for an employer where you are adding value to the children’s lives whilst receiving a competitive salary, great benefits and training opportunities, then Loddon is the place for you.

About the role:

The role is to care for our children on a daily basis and ensure all their needs are met. We focus on care and education 24/7 at the school. Instead of teaching our children in classrooms, learning for our children takes place via activities. There is no typical day at Loddon as every day is different.

You will be supporting their independence with household tasks and personal care. Activities could range from a long walk through the countryside or meeting our animals at our very own farm. You could be taking part in a swimming lesson at our pool, or you might be having an art or music lesson outside in our vast grounds. Depending on the shift patterns, you may also be taking part in evening tasks which would involve calming activities such as movie night or reading a book.

 

About you:

We are looking for dedicated individuals with a can-do attitude who are passionate about providing the highest standards of care and facilitating opportunities for learning for our wonderful children.

 

Hours:

162.5 hours per month between the hours of 7.30am-10pm.

Week 1: Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun

Week 2: Weds, Thurs, Fri – (Friday 7.30am-11am)

 

Benefits:

· Generous annual leave entitlement

· Free staff meals on shift

· Generous group Pension

· On-site parking

· Staff referral scheme

· Discounted gym membership

· Training & career development opportunities

 

Training:

Your first four weeks at Loddon aim to give you the best opportunity to learn hands on, how to do your role to the highest standard. You would spend 2 weeks on your dedicated days shadowing a member of staff, and then the following 2 weeks you will take the lead supporting and have the member of staff shadowing you. You will also receive induction training for 4x Thursdays throughout your first month from the internal training team.

 

Development:

At Loddon, we are passionate about staff development and progression. If you are not qualified to the equivalent of a Level 3 Residential Childcare Diploma, we would enrol you once you have completed your 3-month probation with the support of our dedicated internal training department.

Throughout your career at Loddon, you will continuously receive training and support to help you develop within the school. Whether this be to undertake a QTS, a Team Leading Qualification or various Level 2 funded courses related to the work you do.

 

Salary:

The annual salary range for this post is £18,572 – £19,691

The salary is dependent on relevant qualifications or to previous experience within a similar setting.

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

How to apply:

Simply click on this link https://loddonschool.secure.force.com/xcdhcm__PositionDetails?id=a123z00000E9WFz 

Alternatively you can call 01256 884 600 to speak to a member of staff about the opportunities.

Part-time Support Worker (15-25 hours)

The Role

There are various opportunities to work in our dynamic, experienced, and supportive care team to facilitate the children’s morning and evening routines at the Loddon School, all whilst supporting their independence with household tasks and personal care.

We have part time vacancies (between 15-25 hours per week) for those seeking flexible work in Care who cannot commit to a full-time role.

Experience within a similar setting is desirable, however not essential as full in-house training is provided.

If you are interested in working for an employer where you are adding value to the children’s lives whilst receiving a competitive salary, great benefits and training opportunities, then Loddon is the place for you.

About you:

We are looking for dedicated individuals who are passionate about providing the highest standards of care and facilitating opportunities for learning for our wonderful children. Previous experience of looking after children with autism would be an advantage however a can-do attitude and commitment to the children and your team is equally as important and full training will be given.

 

Hours:

Hours are varied – morning shifts starting at 7.30am and evening shifts starting from 5pm.

There is a degree of flexibility to work around the needs of the school but to also fit around you.

Examples of shifts may be 7.30am – 10.30am or 5/6pm – 10.00pm.

 

Benefits:

· Generous annual leave entitlement

· Free staff meals on shift

· Generous group Pension

· On-site parking

· Staff referral scheme

· Discounted gym membership

· Training & career development opportunities

 

Training:

Your first four weeks at Loddon aim to give you the best opportunity to learn hands on, how to do your role to the highest standard. You would spend 2 weeks on your dedicated days shadowing a member of staff, and then the following 2 weeks you will take the lead supporting and have the member of staff shadowing you. You will also receive induction training for 4x Thursdays throughout your first month from the internal training team.

 

Development:

At Loddon, we are passionate about staff development and progression. If you are not qualified to the equivalent of a Level 3 Residential Childcare Diploma, we would enrol you once you have completed your 3-month probation with the support of our dedicated internal training department.

Throughout your career at Loddon, you will continuously receive training and support to help you develop within the school. Whether this be to undertake a QTS, a Team Leading Qualification or various Level 2 funded courses related to the work you do.

 

Salary:

The hourly rate is between £9.52 – £10.10. Rates of pay are dependent on relevant qualifications and previous experience within a similar setting.is dependent on relevant qualifications and previous experience within a similar setting.

 

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

How to apply:

Simply click on this link https://loddonschool.secure.force.com/xcdhcm__PositionDetails?id=a123z00000E9WFz 

Alternatively you can call 01256 884 600 to speak to a member of staff about the opportunities.

Assistant Cook

The Loddon School is recruiting for a positive, enthusiastic and committed Assistant Cook, to assist the Catering Manager to prepare, cook and serve daily meals for children and staff.

The school is home to 30 children with severe autism and complex learning difficulties which is associated with complex restrictive behaviours. Previous experience working within a similar catering environment would be desirable, however a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn is equally as important as training is provided.

 

The role:

· Support the Catering Manager to provide healthy balanced meals for the children, and staff.

· Place food orders, create and plan menu’s

· Monitor the children’s diets and follow their guidelines at all times

· Follow Food Hygiene Regulations

· Monitor and rotate stock supplied, manage and reduce food waste

· Ensure the kitchen is a safe and hygienic environment

 

Hours of work:

The hours will be varied from 7am to 6pm

7am – 3pm / 9am – 5pm / 10am-6pm

 

Qualifications

· Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking

· Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering / Food Hygiene Certificate

· Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Cater Principles / Food Production and Cooking Services

 

Salary: 

The salary range for this post is £18,572 – £20,810.

Salaries are dependant on qualifications and previous experience.

 

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

How to apply:

Simply click on this link https://loddonschool.secure.force.com/xcdhcm__PositionDetails?id=a123z00000E9WFz 

Alternatively you can call 01256 884 600 to speak to a member of staff about the opportunities.

Housekeeping Assistant

Role

The role of the Housekeeping Assistant will be to provide an efficient and effective cleaning and support service to designated areas of the School. This includes, vacuuming carpets and upholstery, dusting, control mopping of hard surface flooring, machine buffing, cleaning of toilets, sinks, baths, showers, and also the cleaning of bodily fluids from all surfaces, as dictated by local procedures. Emptying waste bins, and ensuring the safe and correct disposal of waste (including clinical waste) in accordance with School Policies on Waste and Infection Control. Carrying out housekeeping duties as well as laundry and wash-up duties.

Hours

There is 2x full time permanent positions which is 5 days per week, to include weekends.

There is also a part time fixed term position which is 3 days per week, to include weekends.

Hours are between 8.30am – 4.30pm.

Previous experience of cleaning in a care or education setting or previous experience working with chemicals & cleaning products is desirable.

Benefits:

  • 35 days annual leave per year (FTE)
  • Free hot lunches every time that you work (or sandwiches, jacket potatoes or salad)
  • A brilliant referral scheme with a £500 incentive
  • Discounted gym membership
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme

 

All applicants must have a right to work in the UK and willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

How to apply:

Simply click on this link https://loddonschool.secure.force.com/xcdhcm__PositionDetails?id=a123z00000E9WFz 

Alternatively you can call 01256 884 600 to speak to a member of staff about the opportunities.