Term Time Learner Support Worker

Posted 06 April 2018
Job type Permanent
Contact NameHannah Jane Williams

Job description


We are seeking multiple support workers who are passionate about learning difficulties and are ready to work within a specialist school setting working with learners aged 7-25 with a wide range of educational and social needs. 

The Role
You will work with a group of young Involve Learners who have a wide range of complex needs who struggle to take part in group sessions. Meaning you will work with individual learners in very specific ways. There’s lots of fun outside activities based around building trust and friendships with fellow learners. The process to integrate the learners back into an educational setting takes time and understanding from their support workers. 
Independence is very important to this organisation. They promote the residents to make their own decisions, whilst supporting them make the better decision. 

The Hours
40 p/w 8:30am-4:30pm (TERM TIME ONLY) + 32 DAYS HOLIDAY + 8 BANK HOLIDAYS!!!

• A Positive and Compassionate attitude towards Learners 
• Proven experience of working with more than one team
• Experience of working with Mental Health 
• Evidence of a good working relationship with SALT/OT/Medical/Wellbeing 
• Understanding or experience of PBS- Positive Behaviour Support planning 
• Evidence of timetable and staffing input/experience 
• Evidence of understanding, creating and implementation of Risk Assessment as well as evident experience of balanced and professional use of dynamic risk assessment and responses to behaviours that challenge.

• To work alone and also within a team to supply specialist support to the Learners 
• To be involved in the supervision and annual performance review
• To a clear review to all relevant members of staff 
• To Build professional relationships with the Learners through discovering interests and perusing new shared interests with the learners
• Actively take part in training programmes 
• To ensure that Safeguarding the is paramount 

The Good Stuff
• Career Progression 
• Tailored training programmes
• Discounts on Cinema, messages, yoga and many more
• Gym Flex- Free Annual Gym Membership 
• Term time position + 32 DAYS HOLIDAY + 8 DAYS BANK HOLIDAY!!!!!