Learning Support Assistant / Learning and Behaviour Specialist (CONEL), Haringey

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Ambitious CollegeHaringey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,755 - £21,219 pa - (dependent on skills and experience)
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have experience of working or volunteering with young adults with autism or learning difficulties?

Are you keen to start out or further your career within an ambitious and growing organisation that’s pushing the boundaries to help every young adult with autism fulfil their potential? If so then please read on!

We are looking for experienced and emotionally resilient individuals who are passionate about delivering high-quality learning support to young adults with autism, to enable them to pursue their ambitions in relation to further education, work and leisure.

A general day to day may include some of the following:

  • encouraging young adults to learn basic life skills, hygiene, cooking, self-presentation
  • to provide excellent personal care support in line with organisational policy and approved support plans and guidelines
  • dealing with challenging behaviour effectively and swiftly
  • to be responsible for safeguarding learners and reporting any concerns
  • to ensure the accurate completion of related administrative tasks
  • enforcing and maintaining boundaries and rules.

Based at our College of North East London (CONEL) campus, you will work alongside a team of professionals to support our learners to achieve outstanding outcomes.  

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday 

You will be required to work 42 weeks per year, term-time only but will be paid all year round. 

Be extraordinary and join us in making the ordinary possible for young people.

For further details on how you can make a difference and to find out what we have to offer please visit our website.

Ambitious about Autism is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons from all sections of the community.  We guarantee  to  interview  candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role as detailed under the person specification.

If you would like to come and visit us, have any recruitment related questions or would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may need as part of your application, please email jobs@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk  or call Faima Begum in our Recruitment Team on 0208 815 5444.

Please note this post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that at least one reference will be taken up prior to interview and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.

Job location

More about Ambitious College
Type: Special Needs
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 19 - 25 years
Address: Pears Campus, The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, High Road, Tottenham, London, N15 4RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3870 8775
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Ambitious College is a mixed independent specialist college for pupils with special needs aged between 16 and 25. It is located in Tottenham, north London, and caters for students with autism and complex needs. 

Ambitious College was founded by ...