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Care Support Assistant – Swanage

Supply Desk are working with a school in Swanage that has a proud tradition of supporting students between the ages of 7 – 19 with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorders) and Asperger’s to gain qualifications and to become more independent.

Salary: £85 – £115 per day

Location: Swanage, Dorset

Contract type: Full Time (40hrs) – 12 Hour shift patterns

Contract term: Temporary to Permanent

As a Care Support Assistant, you’ll be a part of a hardworking and unified team, helping children and young people to make the most of their many strengths. Your role will be to support our children and young people to achieve their personal targets and be the best that they can be.

The schools young people access the community both in Education and Leisure time, using their life skills around the town, and support the local community by volunteering in shops or restaurants.

The school is situated in the beautiful coastal town of Swanage, Dorset with educational facilities and community homes on site – you will need access to a car in order to access this location.

Supply Desk are looking to recruit committed, empathetic and engaging care support teams that will deliver a model of positive behaviour support to empower our young people to make a positive change in their lives and to create a better independence for themselves.

What do we need from you?

Successful candidates will be part of a large supportive team who can work within care, an Educational Setting and Therapy Sessions. By supporting each other’s practice to deliver the very best residential and educational services to those with complex needs; including ASD & Asperger’s. This is an amazing opportunity to work within a team that is not only supportive of your progression in care but dedicated to improving the independence of the students

We are looking for Care Support Assistants that are:


• Passionate about improving the lives of others

• Flexible to support in both care and education

• Able to work consistent shifts

• A positive and consistent role model to others

• Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational

• A creative thinker and implementer

• Flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis including days, evenings and weekends

• An excellent communicator and team player

• Seeking career development and training.

Due to the location and hours you must have a driving license and access to a car.

To apply for the above position, please get call Becky on 02380 230 340 / rebecca.dorey@supplydesk.co.uk

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