SEND Camp Support Worker

  • Reading FC
  • Across 2 sites – 1 in Reading 1 in Wokingham
  • 29 Mar, 2024
Full time Community EFL

Job Description

Job purpose

Support for pupils

  • Collect and take children to and from transport and support the morning routine, register, and lunch arrangements.  Prepare children and activities during the day including drinks/snacks, lunch.
  • Have respect for children’s personal dignity and help to develop independence skills e.g.  toileting.
  • Be aware of medical, physical, and personal care needs.  Take care of children when vomiting, dribbling and toileting and administer basic First Aid regarding the appropriate procedures.
  • Supporting groups or individual pupils with sporting activities.


Support for sports coaches

  • Support children take part in sporting activities put on by camp Head coach.
  • Maintain and develop communication with parents in person and.  Be aware of the religious beliefs and culture of the family.
  • Support the management of behaviour of the children.
  • Help set up activities throughout the day.
  • Make sure children are supported around lunchtime.




·         To follow the Trust’s Safeguarding and EDI policies and procedures, with the welfare of Children, young people and vulnerable adults being of paramount importance.


To uphold the Trust’s Sustainability Policy and make every effort to make good sustainable choices (outlined in the policy).


Main duties

·         To support camp staff where necessary

·         To support children with their needs whilst on the camp

·         To represent Reading FC Community Trust in a professional manner

·         To maintain high standards around safeguarding

·         To maintain and follow Reading Football Club Community Trust’s policies and procedures (including but not limited to Safeguarding (Child Protection), Health, Safety, Equal Opportunity, Data Protection and Mental Health and Wellbeing).

·         Ensure your DBS remains up to date by renewing it every 3 years, as well as ensuring all training requirements for your role are up to date.

·         To adhere to a strict code of confidentiality in respect of any information relating to Reading Football Club and its operation.

·         To act in a manner that always supports the Trust’s Vision and Values, representing the Trust in a professional manner.

·         To be presentable at all times when working and demonstrate that you can represent the face of the club in the manner expected.


Person specification:

  • Be able to speak and write in good, clear grammatically correct English.
  • Be comfortable relating to pupils with a wide range of ability, from the ages of 8 – 16 years.
  • Be physically fit including being able to spend time working on the floor with pupils for extended periods and be fit enough to run after, and catch up with, any children who run off/bolt to make sure they do not put themselves in any danger.
  • Be able to carry out all aspects of the to be willing and able to meet the physical and personal care needs of pupils.

·         Have respect for our pupils and ensure that they are always treated with dignity.

·         Have a non-confrontational approach to behaviour and be able to implement behaviour management strategies in line with Trust policy.

  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • Have good interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Be able to work as a member of a team.
  • Be an effective communicator, at all levels.
  • Have a sense of humour.
  • Be able to contribute to a positive team spirit.