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Youth Support Worker Required in Pupil Referral Unit near Kettering

Vision for Education Northampton
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14 Jun 2021

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Youth Support Worker needed in a pupil referral unit near Kettering
£70-£75 per day

Do you want to make a difference in young peoples lifes?

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are grades A-C in English and Maths or equivalent.

Vision for Education are looking to recruit a Youth Support Worker t for employment in a Pupil Refferal Unit near Kettering. The post is temporary with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff. The hours of work are 8.30 - 3.30 full time however we would also be interested in hearing from candidates who are looking for 2-4 days per week.

Your role will involve working closely with the pupils to initiate behavioural plans and assisting them with their studies and future career goals.

Some of the pupils you will be working with are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature and some will be on Education Healthcare plans. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across the school, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and learn how to thrive within a mainstream setting.

To be considered for the position, you will:

If you have experience or feel confident in at least 3 of the following, then we would love to hear from you.

Youth/Community work experience
SEN experience
Residential support/care worker
Behaviour Support experience
Criminology, Psychology, Drama, Music Degree
Sports coaching qualification or background
Team Teach/ SKIP, CPI, MAPA physical intervention training
Youth Offending Services
Supporting NEET
Challenging behaviour within an out of school setting
Teaching/Learning support Assistance/ numeracy and literacy support
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

What Vision for Education offer?

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (to commence when schools re-open, subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE online EduCare training package worth £390, including 38 accredited safeguarding and duty of care online courses.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a Teaching Assistant / Youth Worker or Care worker or someone with relevant skills and experience who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education please contact our Northamptonshire team on (phone number removed). Or email a copy of your CV to

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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