Smart Teachers is recruiting for an Outreach Worker / Support Worker to support children and young people with special needs at a play scheme setting in Harrow. The Outreach Worker / Support Worker will need to be flexible, as you will be working 5 days a week (37.5 hours) from Monday – Sunday (weekend work based on a rota). The Outreach Worker / Support Worker will be working with children and young adults aged 5-25 with a range of needs including physical disabilities, ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), complex needs, and behavioural difficulties. You will be working as part of a team on either a 1:1 or group basis to take these children and young people out to enjoy activities within the community. This is a permanent role to commence as soon as possible.
About the Role
• Outreach Worker / Support Worker
• Supporting individuals aged 5-25 with a range of additional needs such as physical disabilities, ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), MLD (moderate learning difficulties), SLD (severe learning difficulties), complex needs, and behavioural difficulties
• May be working 1:1 with individuals or in small groups
• Will be taking children and young adults out into the community to take part in different day to day activities
• 37.5 hours per week
• Flexibility to work Monday through to Sunday (weekend work is based on a rota)
• Permanent position with an annual salary of £17,550
About the Establishment
• Run by a charity that supports local children and young adults with additional needs in Harrow
• Supports individuals with a range of needs including PD, ASD, MLD, SLD, complex needs, and behavioural difficulties
• Parking available on site
• Close to transport links (short walk from the Overground or bus ride from a number of underground stations)
In order to be considered for this role, the Outreach Worker / Support Worker will need to meet the following criteria:
• Have recent experience supporting children or adults (minimum 6 weeks essential)
• Previous experience with SEN (SEMH, ASD, MLD, SLD, PMLD, complex needs) (desirable, but not essential)
• Be comfortable with personal care (feeding and changing) (desirable, but not essential)
• Have excellent communication skills as well as strong literacy and numeracy skills
• Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
• Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks
Interested in Applying?
Please email your CV to email@example.com quoting job reference number NVC155218.
Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted.
Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with Smart Teachers will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate. Smart Teachers is an equal opportunities employer.