Support Worker, Essex

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Harlow CollegeEssex

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary up to £ 14,587.20 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

About the team  

Harlow College students receive an outstanding level of Learning Support from the Additional Learning Support team. The team works alongside direct delivery staff to assess and support the learning needs of students in a variety of settings and off-site locations. Our staff have the specialist skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality, personalised support that effectively meet the needs of learners.   

About the role 

Under the direction of delivery staff, the Support Worker will provide practical learning guidance and personal care support for individual learners or small groups of learners who have a variety of learning difficulties to enable then to take full advantage of the curriculum.  

What we are looking for 

You will need to have experience of working with young people with learning difficulties or disabilities and an awareness of diverse learner needs. Ideally you will be educated to a minimum of Level 2 Maths & English with good IT skills and have experience of working within an educational environment.   

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is organised and able to work autonomously and calmly under pressure, is able to communicate well with people of all ages and from all backgrounds, can demonstrate a positive and inclusive manner and is solution focused. Excellent team-working and record-keeping essential are essential.  

What we can offer 

The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package.  

Closing date for applications is 24th July 2017.    

When applying for this role, please reference where you initially saw this job as your application source when asked.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Harlow College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Velizy Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3LH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 868000
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