Support Worker

Support Worker
  • £70 - £82 per day
    DAY
  • Long-Term
  • Hackney, London, England E9 5RB Hackney London South Holland E9 5RB
Job Ref: TKELSupport
Sector: Special Education
Date Added: 08 June 2021

Support Worker- SLD- Severe Learning Needs

Are you a compassionate, resilient and reliable person who would like to work alongside the most vulnerable children in our society? Can you build relationships, help promote independence and make a difference to the lives of these young people? If so, I want to hear from you!

A large school for children with Severe Learning Difficulties, Autism (ASC/ ASD) and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) is looking for support workers to support their students alongside the staff from September. Interviews are taking place remotely, immediately.

The school is an all through setting, taking children in from age 5 and nurturing them all the way through their school career until they leave at age 19. It is a special setting where community and well-being is at the heart of all they do. Keen to find people with a positive, can-do attitude, the school is willing to support with any relevant training required for the role.

Applications are encouraged from those with a background in care, residential care or supported living facilities. Also a vested interest in working within SEND in careers such as Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists and similar or those with experience in similar school settings.

  • £70-£82 per day
  • Long-term contracts for 1 year
  • September starts
  • Remote interviews available immediately

Requirements

  • A patient and understanding approach and manner
  • A flexible and amenable attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality
  • Clear DBS check
  • Experience of PECS, Makaton, Intensive Interaction, Rapid Prompting Method and other relevant augmentative and alternative communication approaches are advantageous but not essential

Responsibilities

  • Be aware of, and remain responsible for all safeguarding of pupils within your care
  • Work collaboratively with both teaching and support staff to ensure best outcomes for students
  • Foster independence in students and promote well-being and good welfare

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
23/07/2021 15:59:37
GBP 70 82 day
Contact Consultant:
Tabinda Khilji

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