Youth Worker roles available in Merton.

Location: Merton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11192794
Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Job Published: 28 days ago
Protocol Education are looking for an experienced Youth Worker to work in our Outstanding School, developing both academic studies and life skills such as; drama, shopping and food technology. As part of the role you will be working 1:1 or support a teacher, teaching small groups of learners with special needs such as autism and physical disabilities.

As a specialist establishment, the school require someone who is open and flexible about working in special needs and is keen to advance their skills. As part of the role, we offer accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures.

Our school is a flourishing and outstanding special school, which offers pupils the opportunity to grow and develop in a setting where they and their achievements are valued. Pupil well-being is at the centre of all they do as the school strives for their learners to be happy, develop skills and competencies for life and grow in to secure and confident young people taking their place in society.

No previous experience is needed, but working in education, Youth clubs and care homes or residential homes would be beneficial.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2019/20 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

Main Duties:
·Supporting students 1:1 with numeracy, literacy & sensory integration
·Encouraging social skills and independent living through community work i.e. shopping, visiting the local farm & cooking
·Assessing pupils' levels and ability
·Behaviour management
·Comfortable or open to supporting learners with personal care



The school are looking for individuals who are:

·Keen to learn and develop their skills in education
·Adaptable, and able to work in a variety of settings
·Interested in working in different environments
·Committed and resilient

Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each and every candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years, we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and SEND) to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff.

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 £40.00

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.