Residential Waking Nights Childcare Officer - Meath School

I CAN Centre at Meath School, Ottershaw, Near Woking, Surrey


Permanent, Part Time Contract (21 hours per week (2 nights), 39 weeks per year, all school holidays paid)


£18, 800 - £19,600 per annum (Full Time Equivalent) inclusive of all allowances

I CAN's Meath School based in Ottershaw, Surrey is a day and residential non-maintained primary special school for up to 75 pupils aged 4 to 11 years, where language disorder, high functioning Autism and associated difficulties is the primary need.

We are looking for a Residential Waking Night childcare officer to join our committed and friendly team on a permanent basis.  You will encourage children to develop confidence, self-esteem and essential life skills. As part of our team, you will work hard to empower our young people, help them break through barriers and experience a range of varied opportunities and activities.

As a Residential Waking Night Childcare Officer you will support our children to achieve a good night’s sleep and support the development of programmes to provide the best outcomes for the children. A number of the children we support may need assistance with personal care, such as bathing, toileting and getting dressed.

The successful candidate will have a Level 3 qualification in Caring for Children & Young People or will be willing to work towards this qualification.

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to Debbie Hanson, Residential Services Manager on 01932 872 302.

To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit  and

To apply, please download an application pack below and email your completed application to

Closing date: 9am Friday 7th May.

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within four weeks of application, you have not been successful on this occasion.

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

I CAN is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and the safeguarding and welfare of children. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Registered Charity Number 210031; Scotland Charity Number SC039947



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