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Kirkstall, West Yorkshire Local jobs

Job Reference:  216985453
Job level:  Professional
Employer:  Local jobs
Industry:  Education
Job Type:  Contract
Salary and Benefits:  GBP 9.37 - 10.62 per hour


County:  West Yorkshire
City:  Kirkstall
Post Code:  Not specified


Support Worker

Full-time, Monday to Friday, 08.45-16.30

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Are you a Support Worker in seek of a new challenge? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people in the Leeds area? Do you have experience supporting adults with complex needs and learning disabilities? If you are answering 'yes' to any of these questions, then this would be the ideal role for you!

Pay: £75-£85 per day
Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are 6 months minimum experience working with Children and Young People with special educational needs and Learning Disabilities. This is a Temporary position with an opportunity to go permanent and is for immediate start.

The Role

As a Support Worker, you will be supporting young people with Learning Disabilities, Complex Needs and Communication Barriers with their daily routine. You will be engaging with the students and helping them to gain life skills which will support them in adulthood. You will also assist them on trips out of the provision and in the community to help increase their independence and interaction.

The responsibilities of a Support Worker are to build a relationship with the students in order to fully understand their needs and requirements. You will be supporting the students to take part in pre-planned activities like crafts and baking to enhance their sensory skills and gain life experience. Depending on the needs of the students, it may also be required to provide support with personal care and /or moving and handling tasks.

The Setting

The environment in which you will be working will be in a Day Centre which caters for students between 19 and 25 with a wide range of needs from moderate to severe learning difficulties and Complex Needs. The Day Centre is committed to providing an environment in which all pupils can feel safe, happy, accepted and integrated, so that they are able to develop to their full potential.

To be considered for the Support Worker position, you will:

Be available full-time, Monday to Friday 08:45 - 16.30.
Be happy to support students with personal care (if required).
Have a minimum of 6 months experience supporting children, young people or adults with learning disabilities.
Be willing to undergo a DBS check.
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.

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 training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training and safeguarding training.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply
If you are an experienced or aspiring Support Worker 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 SEND Team and ask for Casey on (phone number removed)

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