Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
Randstad Care
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Ref
1300162846
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a patient and caring individual? Do you feel passionate about helping others? Are you willing to make a difference in a student's life?

In this role, you could be supporting students with Special Educational Needs including Autism, Asperger's and moderate and severe learning difficulties. You could be helping them achieve their potential by providing learning support in and out of the classroom.

We are currently recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work with students at Bedford College on a one to one basis both in the classroom and throughout the college. Hours and days are flexible according to the students' needs, approximately 28hrs per week.

These positions would suit candidates looking for term-time work and who have a passion for making a difference in young people's lives.

Benefits:

*full-time face to face on-site immediate support from manager

*free on-site parking

*free DBS check

*holiday pay

*competitive salary of £8.60 p/h (approx 28hrs per week)

*dedicated consultant to support your queries

Responsibilities:

*to provide learner support to students who may have a range of needs including academic, social, emotional and physical

*to work alongside the Support Worker Coordinator providing information for review and evaluation purposes as required

*to develop the independent living skills of the learner

*to keep students on task and engaged

*ensuring the personal safety and well being of the student at all times

*Communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, carers, and students

Requirements:

*caring, understanding nature with a real desire to support students with additional support needs

* to understand the concept of support in education being different from 'care'

*ability to work as a team

*to be able to support students who may experience challenging behaviour or emotional difficulties

*experience of working with children or adults with learning disabilities

*drivers license and own car to travel to various sites

*experience in personal care (desirable, not essential)

Qualifications Required:

*educated to Level 2 in Maths and English

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the qualities to support a student then please contact Triona O'Farrell as soon as possible on (phone number removed).

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing

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