Youth Worker - Bury
Your new school
We are looking for individuals with Youth Work experience to work as Teaching Assistants within an SEN school, whose main responsibility would be to mentor behaviour and support emotional well-being. The secondary school provides an excellent quality of learning to all its pupils, as well as being inclusive and welcoming to all. The staff are a friendly and supportive group, with a desire to help everyone succeed.
Your new role
Due to the nature of some of the students having social, emotional and mental health needs, which can include depression, anxiety, anger and associated learning difficulties such as ADHD and Dyslexia, you can expect some challenging behaviour and situations to arise. You must have a calm and understanding personality to help manage these types of situations and be resilient to cope with them. Experience with working with vulnerable people and knowledge with mental health is ideal within this role.
What you'll need to succeed
A passion for helping children to achieve their full potential is essential. In addition, previous experience of working with children ages 11-16 in an education or childcare environment is essential you will need a minimum of 2 months' work within the past 2 years. All candidates will either need to hold a current and valid DBS certificate registered with the update service or be willing to make an application for a new enhanced disclosure.
What you'll get in return
You will get the support of a designated consultant within Hays who will assist you throughout your employment. As well as competitive rates of pay and holiday pay. You will receive online safeguarding training before you commence your employment and get access to job roles within partnership schools that we work alongside. There are so many opportunities with Hays. Holiday pay accrual is also available to all our workers.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call (phone number removed).
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