Support worker for Young offenders, Kirklees

Vision for Education LtdKirklees
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £70 - £75 (per day)
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Support worker for Young offenders

  1. Kirklees Pupil Referral Unit (this role is based within a school setting)
  2. ASAP start
  3. Long term role 
  4. £70 - £75 per day

Experience working with children, young people or adults in a setting is essential for this role within the past couple of years. Due to the high number of applications we receive, candidates with no relevant recent experience will not be contacted.

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Support worker for Young offenders to join our successful supply team to work in an SEMH setting based in Kirklees (based within a school setting). This is a rewarding role, which will commence ASAP through Vision for Education supply agency, with potential to go on permanent for the right candidate (permanent work cannot be guaranteed).

The role

This role is specifically working with a Secondary age student who struggles Socially. He is currently in this SEMH school setting on a permanent basis as he struggles within a mainstream environment. He is quite challenging so the ability to be able to de-escalate situations quickly is essential. It’s vital that you are able to build relationships fast and gain trust. Although this can be quite a challenging role at times, it is also extremely rewarding. (Vision for Education will offer free Team Teach training to qualifying candidates) 

The school

We are recruiting for an SEMH setting that cater for mixed secondary age students. Although this is a specialist setting for students who are no longer in Mainstream Education it does have a mainstream feel to it.


To be considered for the Support worker for Young offenders position, you will:

Have experience of working in a similar environment, whether it be residential / Care / Mental Health.

Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

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

Have an interest in making a different in young learners lives.

**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, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Huddersfield SEND team today on 01484 642928 or


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