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    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 jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

    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.

    • Clinical Psychologist

      Do you have what it takes to join the staff team at Swalcliffe Park School?

      Awarded “Outstanding Education & Care” OFSTED 2019

       

      Clinical Psychologist (part time 0.6 FTE)

       Pay scale: 

      NHS Band 7 to 8B £40,057 – £63,862 per annum  (depending on experience and qualifications) for 38 weeks Full Time Term  Time working plus 13 weeks’ paid holiday pro rata.  

       

      This role will join our growing multi-disciplinary team of Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Clinical Psychologists. The school has an integrated approach to the delivery of therapeutic support both during the school day and during residential time out of school.  The role includes responsibility for own caseload as well as a training and consultation component to staff and parents. Opportunities for service development and research are available in discussion with the leadership team.

      You will be joining a growing department which is developing and delivering innovative approaches to improving the Quality of Life of our students and their families.

      The successful candidate will be HCPC registered and will be required to:

      • Carry out formal and informal assessments of students
      • Liaise with staff and parents
      • Work some time out of school hours to support residential staff
      • Develop and deliver individual and group interventions
      • Write reports for and attend Annual Review meetings
      • Complete additional responsibilities depending on the needs of the role and the school

      This is a full time position but flexible working hours may be available.

      • Benefits include: Regular supervision and CPD opportunities
      • Generous holiday – 13 weeks paid holiday to be taken in school holidays
      • Some flexibility in working hours by mutual agreement – including full or half days and evenings
      • Pension scheme – negotiable

      Closing date for applications is: Open until sufficient suitable candidates received to proceed to interview stage.  Interview Date:  to be arranged

      For more information, please contact Dr Nikki Mills by telephone 01295 780302 or by emailing nmills@swalcliffepark.co.uk  To arrange an informal visit or request an application pack, please contact Jenny Rigby, HR & Compliance Manager, on 01295 780302 or by emailing jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

      Download

      Clinical Psychologist Job Description/Person Specification

      and application form below

      This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.
    • Residential Care Worker

      Do you have what it takes to join the staff team at Swalcliffe Park School?

      Awarded “Outstanding Education & Care” OFSTED. 

      Residential Care Worker Opportunities

      £19,698 – £25,481 per annum NJC points 6 -19

      Would you like a job where your life skills help develop the lives of our amazing young people?

      Being a Residential Care Worker at Swalcliffe Park School is much more than the job title suggests.  It’s about sharing your passion for life to mentor young people and have a profoundly positive impact on their progression in all aspects of their lives.

      Our school provides specialist day and residential education and care for secondary aged autistic boys (10-19 years).  We offer excellent working conditions in a beautiful environment, including paid school holidays, opportunities for career development and staff training.

      Due to a growth in numbers of students for the forthcoming academic year and internal staff promotions, we have a number of permanent staff positions 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:

      • QCF (NVQ) Level 3 Health and Social Care (desirable for Care positions) or willingness to study and attain this qualification in a designated timescale
      • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics Grade C or above (essential) and be ICT literate
      • Experience of working with students with ASC (desirable)

      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 these vacancies please call Tracey Cummings, Head of Care & Assistant Principal: Independence, on 01295 780302.  An application form and a job description/person specification are available from our website at www.swalcliffepark.co.uk. Completed applications should be sent to Jenny Rigby, HR & Compliance Manager jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk.

      Download

      Job Description/Person Specification

      Closing date for applications is: Open until sufficient suitable candidates received to proceed to interview stage.  Interview Date:  to be arranged  

       This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer.