Learning Support Worker

23/11/2018

We are currently looking to recruit for the position of Learning Support Worker

SALARY: SS4, Point 1, £17,486.89 per annum
HOURS: 40 hours per week.
Various Shifts / Sleep in’s
52 weeks per annum
CONTRACTUAL STATUS: Permanent
START DATE: January 2019
CLOSING DATE: Monday 31st December 2018

Coleg Elidyr is a successful and well-established specialist college for young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, particularly those with autism. We are looking to appoint new Learning Support Workers.

We are seeking candidates who are able to work with our students within education and care environments. Previous experience of working with young adults with moderate to severe learning difficulties is desirable but not essential. However to be successful in this post you will possess outstanding inter-personal skills and be sensitive to students’ needs. You will assist with supporting and caring for students in in accordance with care planning documentation.

You will also have an understanding of, and a commitment to, working with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. You will assist with the delivery of individualised education and training programmes enabling all students to work towards their personal goals and promote the college’s commitment to inclusive education through a 24 hour curriculum. You will be an effective communicator with the ability to proactively engage and empower young adults to develop their independence and take ownership of their lives.

The college specialises in supporting students with autism and applicants for all posts  should demonstrate an understanding of some of the challenges individuals with Autism can face. You can find out more about Autism by visiting the National Autistic Society website.

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To submit an application, or for further information, please contact Lisa Blofield; lisablofield@colegelidyr.ac.uk