Behaviour Support Worker - Leeds & Bradford and surrounding areas (Immediate starts)
Working with young people can be a rewarding but challenging experience and requires patience, resilience, flexibility and a can-do attitude.
The main role of a Behaviour Support Worker is to remove the barriers impacting a young person's ability to access education, help them to engage in learning and enable them to reach their full potential.
Experience of working with young people would be beneficial, however we would welcome applications from candidates who have a background in supporting young adults in a variety of sectors especially those who work in care or a residential settings. We would also be really interested to hear from those who have experience of working in challenging settings such as the police, armed forces, prisons and probationary and youth work.
A motivation to work with and improve outcomes for young people is essential.
As a Behaviour Support Worker, you will:
•Build and maintain successful relationships with learners
•Support a named pupil or a group of students in traditional and non-traditional learning environments.
•Deliver activities aimed at engaging pupils in learning / improving behaviour
•Challenge and motivate pupils, promote and reinforce self-esteem.
•Implement behaviour management strategies
•Work with young people at risk of exclusion / excluded from mainstream education
•Offer a supportive approach in a role-modelling/mentoring capacity
•To record observations on young people's behaviour and progress
Protocol Education has been placing teaching professionals in a range of settings for many years. We are a REC accredited and audited company, this means we really take safeguarding seriously and are a leading fully compliant provider within the education sector. We have a large office network that stretches from the North East to the South West and most areas in-between.
Protocol Education adheres to the following from its Support Workers;
• A DBS certificate with a live subscription to the update service or be willing to get one.
• Two professional references within the last three years.
• Someone who is committed to the safeguarding of young people