Learning Support Assistant
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
- A competitive salary
- Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
- Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
- Online benefits and cashback rewards
- Cycle to work scheme
- SMART Childcare Vouchers
- SMART Pension option.
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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