Support Workers needed in Lewisham.

Location: Lewisham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11188322
Salary: £60 - £80 per day
Job Published: 10 months ago

Protocol Education are currently seeking a committed, enthusiastic and driven support worker for a special needs school in Lewisham supporting children aged 5 to 16 who have social, emotional, mental health needs. Our school takes pride in being a first-choice school for parents within Lewisham's local authority, for children and young people identified with specific needs. The school is looking for caring and patient individual aiming to provide a happy, stimulating and safe learning environment where pupils are positively encouraged to engage in their learning and boost their self-esteem. Teachers within the school are exceptional practitioners, including the schools strong support network of professionals based on site including an Educational Psychologist, full time Therapist, Counsellor, Speech and Language therapists, a School Nurse and Drama Therapists. As a support worker your responsibility will be to assist learners' needs and ensure they reach their full potential whilst being committed to upholding the schools' values.

Your day to day duties will include:
-Working children with SEMH.
-Supporting their everyday activities and any challenges that they may face.
-Working on a 1:1 basis with individuals.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualities:
-A passion for working in special needs.
-Previous experience of working on a 1:1 basis with individuals.
-An Enhanced DBS disclosure on the Update Service, or the willingness to undertake one through us.
- Be able to deal with challenging behaviour from young adults and be able to show a calm approach to this behaviour.

If you are interested in this role, please click Apply' and one of our friendly consultants will get back to you within 48hrs. Please note that you will only be contacted if you have been short listed for the role.