Education Support Worker - Driver Essential

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Rothwell, Northants
Salary
£8.25/hour
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We’re looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team of Education Support Workers at our College in Rothwell, Northamptonshire. This opportunity is to work 35 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Title: Education Support Worker (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42027
Hours: 35 hours per week (part time)
Location: Rothwell, Northamptonshire
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £16,087 per annum (pro rata from 37.5) - £8.25 per hour

About the role

The successful applicant will work with people who have dual or single sensory impairment, learning disability and / or autism. The role involves providing a person centred approach to meet communication, information and mobility needs through the development of learning plans to reduce the isolation of people through community involvement and support in a range of activities.

As an Education Support Worker you will support people to be as involved as possible in every part of their day to day lives so that they can be full and active members of society. You will work closely with learners to achieve the long term goals identified in their Individual Learning Plans.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

Supporting people with their personal care is a requirement of this role.

About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

About you and what we offer

Previous experience of working with people who have a sensory impairment, autism or learning disability would be an advantage, as would knowledge of BSL, Makaton or other methods of communication however, training will be provided.

It is essential that you are able to work effectively as part of a team whilst demonstrating your own initiative. You will have had experience of person centred planning, keeping records up to date and providing personal care.

GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) is an essential requirement for this role.

Working as an Education Support Worker at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Thursday 29 June 2017
Interview date: Friday 7 July 2017
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

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