Young Offenders Support Worker, Wakefield

Vision for Education LtdWakefield
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate / Flexible start dates
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £10 - £12.50 (per hour)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Young Offenders Support Worker

  • Wakefield
  • £10 - £12.50 (per hour)
  • Vision are flexible on start date around candidate availability 
  • Pupil Referral Unit support worker (school based setting for this role)

It is vital that you have relevant experience for this role through Vision for Education, working with children, young people or adults in the past few years.

This is a vacancy based within a specialist school setting in Wakefield not a youth offending unit.

Due to the high number of applicants received, we will only be able to contact those with relevant, recent experience.

Vision for Education Huddersfield specialist SEND department are recruiting for a Young Offenders Support Worker to work with young people aged between 11 and 17 that have been placed into care by the youth justice board (YJB) as a result of a crime that they have been convicted of. This role is to support vulnerable young learners who are no longer in mainstream education (school based setting). The successful Young Offenders Support worker will be able to build relationships quickly and have a none judgemental mindset. 

To be considered for this Young Offenders Support Worker position you must have some experience in dealing with challenging behaviours. This role can be really challenging however it’s a very rewarding role for the right Support worker who wants to make a difference in young learner’s lives.

Requirements

To be considered for the Young Offenders support worker worker role you must:

Be able to adapt to certain situations that can arise.

Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

Have Team Teach training or be willing to attend the FREE course held by Vision.

Experience working with Special Educational Needs.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education  

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).

Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350.

Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

£50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

Apply today via this website if you have a passion for helping young individuals who may be disadvantaged, or for more information about this role / the experience that is required, please contact our Huddersfield SEND team today at Vision for Education on 01484 642928.

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