Learning Support Worker

Our dedicated and friendly team of Learning Support Workers make up an integral part of Employ My Ability’s operations, and that team is continuing grow! Our picturesque site in Moreton at The Walled Garden offers a unique environment not just for our students, but for our staff too. We’re looking for a conscientious and professional individual to help develop the confidence of our students, and support them in their studies and work experience placements. The wellbeing of our students is our top priority, and the positive experience at EMA is only possible through forward thinking, pro-active, and friendly staff.

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If you’re looking to further your career in social care and education working with young adults with SEN, we believe EMA could provide a highly rewarding opportunity for you. Our reputation has grown immensely in recent years and we would like to recruit new people who share our values and vision for the future of supporting young adults in their journey towards independence and employability. If you feel you may be a great fit for this role, then please do get in touch as we’d love to speak with you.

Please read the full job description right here. Application form can be found at the bottom of the page.

Job Role: Learning Support Worker
Department: Education
Location: Moreton
Reports to: James Dunham
Remuneration & Rewards Package, include sleep-in rates, bonuses, etc.
  • £9.90 /hour
  • 32 days annual holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) – pro-rata for part-time staff
Working Days/Hours: Term time only (pro rata salary split across 12 months)

Monday – Friday 8.45am-4.45pm

Full time and part time positions available

Type of Contract:

 

 

Full Time Part Time Zero Hours
Salaried Hourly Paid TTO-Term Time Only
Notice Period: after probation period One Term
Main purpose of job role: To enhance and support the vocational learning, training and qualification needs of students with an SEN or SEND on an individual and small group basis.
Key tasks: To work with students on an individual basis or in small groups:

  • To develop students’ personal and work skills in readiness for the workplace
  • To provide support and guidance within a range of different vocational training areas
  • To maintain positive relationships with tutors to establish successful vocational work training opportunities
  • Act as a role model within the variety of vocational training areas to enable students the best understanding of each job role
  • To deliver and assess a range of Learning Objectives and Assessment Criteria set by the units linked to an individual students’ qualification pathway
  • To support students to document, record and reflect upon their achievements alongside evidencing the requirements for qualification assessment
  • To record and provide written reports on students’ progress
  • To support students to complete their daily skills journal
  • To input progress data to Employ My Ability’s assessment recording systems
  • Set targets linked to Employ My Ability’s assessment recording systems
  • Support and guide students to achieve outcomes (long & short term) identified within EHC plan, PCR action plans.
  • Support and guide students to follow designed and planned IEP’s, Behaviour Management Strategies, SALT, Sensory Diet and Physiotherapy programmes
  • Liaise with tutors to assign students to the different roles that they may undertake throughout the day
  • To demonstrate personal commitment to equality to ensure we develop a community which celebrates and values diversity
  • To promote and adhere to the Employ My Ability’s Health and Safety at Work policy and procedures
  • To fulfil requirements of Employ My Ability’s appraisal and support and development systems, supporting effective practice
  • To carry out such other duties as may be required by the Education Department and Employ My Ability Partners.
Other duties/responsibilities:
Safeguarding: Employ My Ability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protections/adult safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and an enhanced DBS check.
Equality & Diversity: Employ My Ability is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Employ My Ability is a Disability Confident  employer.

Data Protection: All documentation relating to applicants will be treated confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Closing Date: 11/02/2022
Interview Date(s): Wks. Commencing 7th and 14th February 2022

HOW TO APPLY

Apply using our application form. (click here to download)

Send your application via email to admin@employmyability.org.uk

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