Outreach Worker

Stockport, Greater Manchester

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Date Posted: 17 Jun 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£90 - £100 per day + + mileage expenses
  1. Permanent

Outreach Worker

Stockport, Greater Manchester

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Outreach Worker needed at secondary alternative education provision that caters for 11-16 year olds in Stockport & south Manchester with Social, Emotional or Mental Health difficulties (SEMH).

NB. You MUST be a driver who is prepared to use your car for work purposes. Compensation would be given for expenses.

Do you have a passion for making a difference to the lives of young people with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH) that often come from vulnerable and challenging backgrounds?

Are you able to quickly build strong relationships with a wide variety of children with different personalities and interests?

Our client, a secondary alternative education provision in Stockport for students with SEMH needs, is an inclusive and supportive environment, focusing on well-being of staff & children as well as positive outcomes that prepare their young people for the world after school.

They look after and educate students with various obstacles to learning so the right person for this role will need to be adaptable, resilient and passionate that all young people should receive the support they need in order to reach their full potential.

Role: Outreach Worker at Secondary Alternative Education Provision in Stockport - DRIVER REQUIRED
Location: Stockport
Start Date: ASAP.
Contract: Temp to perm for the right person.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.

Pay: Up to £100/day + mileage expenses DOE.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 pastoral support & academic interventions to students aged 11-16 with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH) and challenging behaviours.
  • Drive to students residential locations, libraries, leisure or community centres depending on requirements.
  • Many of the students are Looked After Children, Non-Attenders or on phased re-integrations to school.
  • Holistic yet flexible approach needed that starts by building strong, honest, transparent and trusting relationships with pupils in order to combat the difficulties they face that include social & emotional needs.
  • Assist in implementing personalised learning plans, tailored to individual students' requirements.
  • Foster a positive, safe and inclusive classroom environment, encouraging students' engagement and emotional well-being.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers, parents, and external professionals to develop effective strategies and interventions.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience supporting children or young adults that display challenging behaviours.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships.
  • Resilience, patience, and a compassionate approach to supporting vulnerable learners.
  • Candidates with a background as a Teaching Assistant, Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Mental Health practitioner, Outeacher Worker, Outreach Mentor, Pastoral Support Worker, Learning Mentor, Learning Support Assistant, Youth Mentor or Youth Worker will be considered.

Why choose us?

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people FREE access to over 2,500 online CPD courses, webinars and resources via our partnership with the incredible National College education training provider.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you.
  • Your well-being matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To join us and be successful in this Outeach Worker role in Stockport, you will need to:

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate that is on the Update Service (or be happy to apply for a new one)
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Minimum of two professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with full education & work.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Some experience supporting children or young adults with SEMH needs.

How to Apply: Take the first step towards improving the life chances of young people in Stockport through this Outreach Worker role by submitting your CV to graham.warner@twrecruitment.com, clicking APPLY above or calling Graham on 0161 674 0138.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to be an advocate for students' well-being and growth! Apply now and join our dedicated team at the forefront of educational excellence.

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