Youth Worker - Secondary - south Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Date Posted:17 Dec 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£70 - £80 per day
  1. Long-term

Youth Worker - Secondary - south Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Tradewind are recruiting for a Youth Worker for a secondary Alternative Provision in south Manchester, starting in January on a full time & long term basis.

Do you have experience as a Youth Worker before?

Have you worked in education settings such as a school or Pupil Referral Units?

This is a Youth Worker role that typically requires pastoral and vocational support of young people in the setting however as this is an Alternative Education Provision there will also be an element of learning and academic support so they need a Youth Worker with prior experience of providing this as well.

The setting caters for young people outside of mainstream education aged 11-16. They have a variety of sites around Manchester however this role will be based primarily at their site in Ardwick. They are a busy provision with links to many schools which refer pupils to them. The staff team is well skilled to support young people from vulnerable and challenging backgrounds and those with challenging behaviour. They are very supportive and treat agency staff just like their permanent staff. Sometimes long term roles there have the opportunity to turn in to permanent contracts for the right people.

Pupils at this site are a mix of ages, abilities and backgrounds. They look after young people with Social, Emotional & Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH), ADHD, autism, Attachment Disorder, ODD and a variety of other needs. Many young people are Looked After Children (LAC), in the care system, and many display either verbal or physical aggression at times.

With this in mind the right person will have excellent behaviour management skills, will be able to build rapport with pupils quickly and connect with them on their level using their interests as a means to do this. They will need to be able to set clear and consistent boundaries and act as a mentor and positive role model. People with vocational skills in areas such as sports, ICT, music etc would be a great bonus but not essential.

If this sounds like a role for you read on and get in touch using the contact info below!

By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

* An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
* Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
* Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
* More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
* A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
* Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
* Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
* A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
* Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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