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College Support Worker

  • Location: Bracknell
  • Start date: 05 Jun 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10900228
  • Branch: Uxbridge
  • Consultant: Maxine Low
  • Call: 01895 451 960
Job description
Protocol Education are recruiting on behalf of a special school and residential home in Bracknell and Reading. The role is term time only for a permanent contract full time.

Role overview
• To support each child/ young person to maintain safe and appropriate relationships within the college environment (either via direct supervision or through encouraging discussion - as directed by the Home Manager and College Safeguarding Team).
• To supervise each child/ young person within the classroom, practical session or work experience setting.
• To support each child/ young person to arrange college finances, bursaries etc., and to pay for equipment or trips.
• To supervise each child/ young person travelling to and from college as required.
• To support each child/ young person to complete homework/ course work on days off or during study time.
• To value and nurture each child/ young person as an individual with talents, strengths and abilities that can develop over time.
• To take an interest in all aspects of the young persons life and well-being; and to ensure, with guidance from the Home Manager, that individualised needs are met.
• To treat each child/ young person with dignity and respect.
• To promote the health and well-being of each child/ young person.
• To help each child/ young person to express his views, wishes and feelings.
• To advocate for each child/ young person when needed.
• To contribute to and work in accordance with each child/ young persons Placement Plan.
• To support each child/ young persons therapy programme (facilitating appointments, assisting with homework, encouraging discussions, and practising therapeutic strategies as required).
  • To support young people to enjoy and achieve at college, at home, at work and within the local community.

Please get in touch asap with your updated CV. You must have experience working with children or adults with special needs.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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