Support Worker Pupil Referral Unit

Knowsley, Merseyside
Date Posted:17 Nov 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
  1. Long-term

Support Worker Pupil Referral Unit

Knowsley, Merseyside
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Tradewind Recruitment are currently looking for a Learning Support Assistant who will based within a school within Knowsley Pupil Referral Unit.
*Daily Rate: £67 per day
*Weekly Pay

Our client is a pupil referral unit who have received funding for a 1:1 Learning Support to a pupil who has joined the school this September. The school caters for pupils of secondary age who have been excluded from mainstream education.
This child is male and 11 years old. He has overly sexualised behaviour and is currently under the care of external professionals but also requires consistent daily support on a one to one basis.

Your role will involve accompanying him to lessons and working with him during break times to build a rapport to support his social and pastoral development. As he comes from a vulnerable background, you must have previous experience working with challenging behaviours, whether this be with adults or young people.
This role is full time covering school hours. You will need to be able to start in January.
Tradewind Essentials
*Previous experience working with challenging behaviours
*Full commitment to the young person
*Good sickness record
*Calm in a crisis
*Good use of de-escalation strategies (you will be asked for an example at interview)

Tradewind Desirables
*Experience working within Youth Centres
*Experience working with venerable young people
*Familiar with overly sexualised behaviours
*School based experience

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as 1:1 Support or for more information about the role, contact Jemma Howson, Senior SEN Consultant 0151 221 9666.

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