Weekend Care Support Assistant

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The Loddon School®
March 5, 2019
Hook, United Kingdom
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Location: Sherfield on Loddon, Hook (On the A33 near Basingstoke - our school is quite difficult to get to via public transport due to our location so if you are not a driver then please research public transport links before proceeding)

Hourly rate: £8.90 - £9.45 (depending on experience & qualifications)

Hours of work: You will be required to work both Saturday and Sunday every weekend on 10 hour shifts.

Vacancy tYpe: Permanent- full time

Annual leave: 144 hours per annum

The Loddon School®, is both a care home and school to 28 children who have the most severe and complex learning difficulties and severe autism. Our children range from 8 years old – 19 years old. The Loddon School is a home which provides education, leisure, play and outings.

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 so if you are looking for a new and exciting challenge this is the place for you!

We have many different facilities including; an indoor swimming pool, paddocks area with ponies, donkey’s, pigs, sheep and chickens, café area, sensory adventure playground, sensory rooms and leisure barn. Activities could range from a long walk through the country 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.

We are looking for dedicated individuals who are passionate about providing the highest standards of care – if that’s you please get in touch by clicking apply now!


We offer fantastic benefits at the school including:

  • A generous pension scheme
  • 144 hours of annual leave per year
  • Free staff meals every time that you work
  • Childcare vouchers
  • A brilliant referral scheme with a £200 incentive
  • Staff accommodation (Depending on availability)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme

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).



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