Working at Swalcliffe

Thank you for your interest in Swalcliffe Park School. We welcome applications from enthusiastic and talented individuals who would like to be a part of and contribute to our unique community.

View our Current vacancies below.

If you consider that you meet the selection criteria for a post and wish to apply for it, please download and complete the application form and send it, together with a copy of your CV to

Swalcliffe Park School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young/vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to become familiar with our Safeguarding Policy. We implement all aspects of the safer recruitment process. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

  • Residential Care Worker

    Residential Care Worker

    £19,171 – £24,799 NJC points 6 -19

    Swalcliffe Park School provides specialist residential education and care for up to 50 secondary aged boys (11-19 year olds) all of whom on the Autism Spectrum.

    We are currently seeking to employ a number of energetic and enthusiastic staff within our residential team.  We have a permanent staff position available working afternoons and evenings together with every other weekend in Care.

    The role is primarily to support our students in a range of skills which will enhance their opportunities for independence and social inclusion.  We place high importance in the recording of outcomes for our students and in the monitoring of achievements; so duties also include the reporting on the well-being of students, report writing, data input and analysis and attendance at meetings.

    Successful candidates will have:

    • NVQ3 Health and Social Care (desirable for Care positions)
    • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics Grade C or above (essential)
    • Experience of working with students with ASD is desirable but not essential.

    Benefits include:

    • Generous holiday – 9 weeks paid holiday to be taken in school holidays
    • pension scheme – NEST
    • Sickness entitlement 2 weeks full pay 2 weeks half pay

    If you would like to find out more about this vacancy  please call Tracey Cummings, Residential Care Manager on 01295 780302.

    An application form and a job description are available from our website at or by emailing Completed applications should be sent to Mary Hamilton Swalcliffe Park School, Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5EP.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Any post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.’

    Previous applicants need not apply.

    Closing date for application is 29th November 2019.