Brandon, County Durham
Vision For Education
A specialist school in Durham are looking for a number of 1:1 Behaviour Support Workers to start as soon as possible, working Monday-Friday.
About the role Working with vulnerable and high risk young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health and / or Complex Needs is specialist work requiring a specific skillset. We require experience, patience, resilience, and understanding. Work is challenging but rewarding, with opportunity to a have real and measurable impact, removing barriers to education for young people and supporting them within the educational setting – educationally and pastorally.
We are seeking someone who can provide consistent and targeted support and at times, specific interventions. Some outreach work may also be required involving delivery of community based and home based learning and support, dependent upon the individual and their specific education package.
This 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker role will be suited to a candidate who is an exemplary role model, with a calm demeanour, positive mindset and high aspirations for young people they work with. They will need to be organised, capable of taking initiative, adhering to policy and delivering some learning independently 1:1 or to small groups of young people.
There is potential for this role become contracted or even permanent if proven successful. There is an excellent track record of this. Working hours are 8.30-3.30pm with the occasional need to attend staff meetings and training.
About the school A specialist school who provides education to some of the local authorities most hard to reach young people.
Requirements To be considered for the role of 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker you will:
* The successful candidate for this 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker role will typically have a background within Education, Residential work, Counselling, Psychology, Youth Work or Care and be able to provide strong examples of where they provided successful support to young or vulnerable people with a number of strategies at their fingertips.
* Excellent communication skills are required for purposeful liaison with SLT, teachers, parents, carers, schools and outside agencies.
* Team Teach or de-escalation training is highly advantageous.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
* Relevant experience in the past few years working with children, young people or vulnerable adults.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.
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. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.
What Vision for Education offer 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 (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, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
* Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
* Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Natasha Hendy on or email .