Learning Support Worker

Recruiter
Priory Education
Location
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Salary
£8,147 - 9,166 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.

Priory Coleg North Wales is a specialist further education college for learners aged 16-25 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Asperger Syndrome and associated conditions. Priory Coleg North Wales works in partnership with Coleg Cambria to deliver mainstream education with tailored support in education, independence and communication skills.

The College is looking to employ a proactive and enthusiastic individual to work as part of our learner support team. Duties will include: working 1:1 with learners in a college environment and also to work on independence and employability skills through our ILS (Independent Living Skills Programme)

This is a term time contract and a certain degree of flexibility is essential as hours are based around the learner’s timetable and learners will be in different colleges.

Applicants must have achieved, or are prepared to work towards, a NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care/children and young persons and have experience of working within the educational/care environment.

It would be preferable if applicants had previous experience of working with students with special educational needs and Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

A knowledge of Welsh language is also desirable but not essential.

Staff may be required to work outside term time if training is required

What we’d like from you:
    Previous experience of working with students with special educational needs and Autistic Spectrum Conditions would be preferableA knowledge of welsh language is also desirable but not essentialExcellent communication skillsEffective organisational capabilityGreat team playerFlexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we supportStrong “can do” attitude
What we’d like to give you:
    A competitive salaryEnhanced disclosure cost coverageComprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing trainingOnline benefits and cashback rewardsCycle to work schemeSMART Childcare VouchersSMART 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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