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
NJC points 17-20 – £18,672 -£19,819 (pro rata as term time only)
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 INA to be committed to developing a nurturing working relationship with children who have a multi-sensory impairment.
Experience of working with young people with ASD in a residential setting is essential and the post-holder will be required to undertake personal care as necessary. We seek someone who is a good communicator, able to work in a multi-disciplinary team and keep accurate written records. British Sign Language is desirable and the willingness to learn is essential.
To apply please use the “non-teaching staff” application form below and return the forms to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions or enquiries about the job and the school are welcome and we would ask that you contact our Head of Care, Simon Rogers on email@example.com or telephone him on 01273 682362.
The deadline for applications is the 6th July 2018.
All postholders are subject to a DBS check and must be at least 22 years of age due to the age of our students.
To apply for our bank of care staff please email firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest.
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
Your data and privacy