Residential Support Assistant

Residential Support Assistant

Student Services

Residential Support Assistant

Part-time, 52 weeks per year (36 weeks term time + out of term time emergency cover)

£19,270 to £20,686 FTE per annum pro rata

We are currently recruiting to for a part time permanent position but also seeking individuals to work variable hours on a cover basis.

Easton College is looking to recruit a Residential Support Assistant who will play a significant role in the development of students who are under their care living in residential accommodation. Y ou will be committed to helping young people to achieve their potential and be experienced at working in a support and guidance role.

The Residential Support Assistant is an interesting and varied role, reporting to the Residential Provision and Student Services Operations Manager. You will provide a positive and supportive presence for all those living in our student accommodation. As an individual, you will need to have plenty of energy and inject creativity and fun, but above all you will consistently and responsibly support and deliver quality care to our students. You will contribute to building on the success of the residential team.

Working as part of a team of residential staff you will be responsible for pastoral support, supervision and the low-level medical needs of our students. You will need to be able to stay calm under pressure whilst also being able to empathise and engage with young people.

This role requires you to sleep overnight in the student accommodation as part of your shift. Meals are also provided free of charge during working hours.

Information about working pattern and hours:

On duty shift 5.15pm to 12.15am 30 minutes unpaid break

On call overnight 12.15am to 8am Handover is at 8am

The shift pattern operates 36 weeks per year whilst students are in residence, plus the role covers holiday periods on an on-call basis, known as phone cover. The post operates on a 52-week basis, with shifts on a 36-week rotation.

Shift includes an evening meal with students which is paid for by the College.

For an informal chat about this role and to ask any questions please contact Helen Richardson-Hulme on 01603 773070 or email

PA Sara Razzaghi t: 01603 773697 e:

Please click here to view the Information for Applicants

Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date: Sunday 29 th November

Interviews will be on Tuesday 8 th December

All new appointed employees are required to fund their own enhanced DBS Check and register with the DBS Update Service

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