Education Support Worker

Recruiter
CHM Recruit
Location
Kettering, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1178923019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for a reliable and motivated person to join their professional team of Education Support Workers at their College in Rothwell, Kettering working 35 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Title: Education Support Worker
Reference number:
43342
Hours:
35 hours per week
Location:
Rothwell
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: circa £17,700 per annum (pro rata)

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.

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

About you
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) in English and Maths is an essential requirement for this role.

About the organisation
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. This charity is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

They believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Our client has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working as a Support Worker for our client can be incredibly rewarding; they 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, the charity have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join a Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

The selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for the them. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of their services.

Closing date: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview

To Apply and for More Information:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer's website where you can complete your application.

It is recommended that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on the employer's website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, this can be arranged.

Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. The charity 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.

No agencies please.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86834695

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