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Job Ref No. ECC7000-37S Position Type: Careworkers Pay Range: Band 3 Point 6
Position Start Date: 03/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/06/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 26 June 2019  

Job Description

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Part-time Residential Childcare Officer

Band 3 Point 6 (within the range Point 6 to mid point 11)

22 hours per week, 39 weeks per year term time. Actual salary £9,684.97

Required: From 3 September 2019

We wish to appoint an energetic, outstanding Residential team member, who is committed to the vision and ethos of our innovative and successful school and has what it takes to work with young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties for pupils aged 10 - 16 years.

We are committed to enabling all young people in our care to achieve their maximum potential in education and in life. We have high expectations for all our young people and strive to ensure that individual needs, interests and abilities are recognised and met. We celebrate difference and encourage curiosity and creativity. We work hard to enable our young people to be independent, resilient and able to make positive life choices, confidently contributing to, and being valued by, the communities in which they find themselves. We will achieve this by being amongst the best providers of special education and a centre for excellence within the education community.

We are looking for a Residential team member to join our hard working, dynamic and supportive team in the delivery of residential care. You will be required to work in collaboration with all staff members to meet the individual needs of our pupils in enabling them to achieve and progress. It is essential that you are someone who relishes a challenge, who wants to try new ideas and who genuinely wants to contribute to the lives of young people with drive and passion.

The job description and person specification together with an application form will be available from the school office during your visit or visit the Langham Oaks website at for more information.

Application Deadline: Friday 21 June 2019 midday

Interviews: Wednesday 26 June 2019

Visits to the School are essential and are by appointment. Please email or telephone the School on 01206 271571 to arrange an appointment. Applications will not be considered without a visit.

Langham Oaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and references.

Information about the School

Langham Oaks School is a residential and day special school for boys aged 10-16. Pupils at the school have a varied range of learning needs that centre on their Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Gaye Pyman
School Road
Langham, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5PA
Telephone: 01206 271571