Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
Priory Education
Location
Ely
Salary
£16.5k per year
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

In Priory's East of England region we have a number of sites offering an integrated programme of education, care and therapy for young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties compounded by complex learning difficulties including Autism.

We currently have a vacancy within our teaching team for a Learning Support Assistant at our satellite site in Little Downham.

You will be a key member of our team, providing standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build a good relationship with both service users and their families. Energy and initiative is vital experience however is not essential providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support

Overall the role of Learning Support Assistant is to assist in providing the best possible environment in which the educational support and developmental needs of individual learners can be met.

Due to the site location you will need to be able to drive and have held a driving licence for three clear years.

What we'd like from you:

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

Excellent communication skills

Effective organisation capability

Great Team Player

Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support

Strong "can do" attitude

What we'd like to give you:

A competitive salary

Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

Online benefits and cashback rewards

Cycle to work scheme

Just Drive scheme

SMART Childcare Vouchers

SMART Pension option.

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references. References provided must cover the last 5 years.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

If you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.


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