PMLD Teaching Assistant

Location: Darlington
Job Type: Test Job Type
Industry: SEN
Reference: PE11120401
Salary: £67.50 - £71.25 per day
Job Published: 2019-07-22T16:08:04.468Z
Behaviour Support Worker
Location: Darlington
Duration: 02/09/2019 - 20/12/2019 with view to extend
Pay rate: £67.50 - £71.25 per day dependant on experience
Behaviour Support Worker - Job Overview
We have an exciting opportunity opening up as we look to recruit a friendly and positive person to work within a specialist School located in Darlington. This particular School focuses on providing education and support for students with autism, learning disabilities and complex behaviours.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for calm a and compassionate person to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of the students they support; to empower them to make choices and help them build and maintain relationships with family and friends. You will help to develop interests, and assist with supporting them academically and may include some personal care, and health needs - whilst actively encouraging independence.
The right candidates will have a high attention to detail to be able to provide consistent support, maintain and follow guidelines and risk assessments closely in order to ensure the safety of the people we support and the public.
An understanding of autism and positive behaviour support would be advantageous. The role requires a proactive approach with the ability to think on your feet and maintain warm and positive communication to nurture a calm environment. The Ideal candidate would be those who enjoy taking part in a range of sports, come from a form of care background or have experience in working with those who exhibit challenging behaviours.
We provide a wide range of training programmes to help support you in the best way possible, please feel free to take advantage of this to further your knowledge and career, and rest assured you will be supported and encouraged every step of the way
So if you are positive, flexible, have good communication, and a willingness to learn and develop new skills, this role may be right for you!
Fixed term contract working Monday to Friday 08:30-16:00
If you would like to be considered for this role, then please contact Kyle Johnston on 01642 205952 or kyle.j.a4ljq187i0w@protocol-education.aptrack.co.uk