Grow and Flourish your Career
St. John’s is staffed by a highly skilled, experienced and dedicated team of approximately 350 individuals.
All of our staff, regardless of their role, are experts in the support, development, and protection of children and young people and share a commitment to enabling the students who access our services to achieve their personal aspirations.
We have various forms of training available to you as an employee at St. John’s. These include First Aid, Epilepsy, Fire Training and many more. We can tailor the training that you are booked onto according to your professional development goals.
Here is a list of some of the major training and qualifications that all staff working with our young people complete as standard:
Communication and de-escalation
Autism and Sensory
Autism and Communication
NAS Autism Essentials
Maybo Positive Handling skills
L2 Therapeutic Skills
Epilepsy and the administration of emergency medication
Anaphylaxis and the administration of auto-injectors
Diabetes and the administration of medication and auto- injectors
Some of our amazing colleagues also have the opportunity to work towards the following major training and qualifications:
L2 Understanding Autism
L3 Supporting teaching and learning
L3 Education and Training
L4 Positive Behaviour Support
L5 Positive Behaviour Support
L5 Teaching Disable Learners
L5 Dyslexia Support and intervention
L5 Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties Support and Intervention
Assessment of Motor and Process Skills
Basic counselling skills
Working with complex trauma
Understanding child and adolescent behaviour
Working with self-injury
Supporting visual impairments
Supporting those with hearing impairments
Are you looking for a new direction? Thinking of a career in care or education?
If so, we are always seeking enthusiastic individuals who are positive about learning disabilities to join our highly successful bank of casual staff. Our bank staff work closely together with our permanent team to provide a quality service across both the Brighton & Seaford campuses. Working with our young people is both challenging and rewarding and many people go on to take up permanent positions which include opportunities for accredited vocational qualifications.