General Information about working at Hamilton Lodge School and College:
For all our posts it is essential applicants are willing to learn British Sign Language and any current qualifications in BSL and/or practical lived experienced or work experience with deaf communities will be considered an advantage.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to equality of opportunity. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that ALL posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
Due to the age of our students, the minimum age for staff is age 22 years.
Registered charity number: 307066.
Disability Confident Employer
Employers like Hamilton Lodge School & College who are Disability Confident undertake to:
- Actively look to attract and recruit disabled people
- Provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process
- Offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
- Be flexible when assessing people so disabled applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job
- Make reasonable adjustments as required in the work place
INDIVIDUAL NEEDS ASSISTANT
Salary Range: NJC points 20 – 25 (£19,819 – £23,111) pro rata
Hours: 28hrs per week term time only. Shifts 3.30pm – 10.30pm Monday to Thursday
(Pro-rata 38 weeks’ term time working + 1 week training + 6 weeks paid holiday)
Flexibility: Job share considered – please say when applying which two evenings you prefer to do.
Hamilton Lodge, a residential school for deaf children and young people, is seeking an Individual Needs Assistant to work up to 4 evening shifts per week during term-times.
An Individual Needs Assistant (INA) is part of the child care team but has specific responsibility to ensure high standards of care and safety for one particular named pupil or student at the school and to actively promote their development. By its nature this role requires the successful candidate to be committed to developing a nurturing working relationship with children who have a multi-sensory impairment.
This particular vacancy is working with a young person who has multiple needs. She is a active, sociable and vibrant young person who requires specialist support to enjoy after school activities. The successful applicant(s) will be training to use a feeding tube and will be carrying out intimate care. There is ongoing training and supervision.
The successful applicant will have experience and qualifications in working with children and/or young people. They will be willing to learn BSL (British Sign Language) or develop their BSL skills if they already have them. They will be patient, committed to keeping children safe, and reliable.
All jobs we advertise are subject to DBS checks and applicants must be at least 22 years of age. Please scroll down this page and complete the non-teaching post application form. Return the form to email@example.com – any enquiries or to discuss the post please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date – 19th October 2018
40hrs per week
NJC Scale 15 -20 (£17,927 – 19,819)
Grounds/Handyperson REQUIRED to join our small maintenance team here at Hamilton Lodge School and College.
The main responsibility of this role is to work as part of a team to maintain upkeep and tidiness of school grounds, buildings and vehicles and to play a key role in maintaining site security. The successful applicant will have experience of general maintenance, painting and decorating and grounds maintenance. They will be able to sustain positive working relationships and be able to act with tact and discretion.
All jobs we advertise are subject to DBS checks and applicants must be at least 22 years of age. Please scroll down this page and complete the non-teaching post application form. Return the form to email@example.com – any enquiries or to discuss the post please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date – 19th October 2018
Applying for a post at Hamilton Lodge School & College
You can download relevant application forms here. You can fill out the form by pen or type, if you type onto the form you will still need to sign it and complete some tick boxes by hand before posting us the completed application.
To help maintain the safety of our pupils and students it is a requirement for working or volunteering at Hamilton Lodge that everyone has an Enhanced DBS check – please read the Code of Practise for the Disclosure and Barring Service to find out more. Click here to read the Code of Practise
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