LD Support Worker

Recruiter
Location
Corby
Salary
£16,844 per annum (Term time only)
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
TSLJM856
Contact
John Martins
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Corby, Northamptonshire

JOB TITLE: LD Support Worker

SALARY & BENEFITS: £16,844 per annum (Term time only)

WORKING HOURS: Part time Monday – Wednesday (22.5 hours per week)

THE COMPANY: Our client is a registered charity and voluntary sector training provider and a 'not for profit' organisation that has supported the training of young people and adults They are seeking a Learning Disability Support worker to work within a team on an innovative programme supporting young people with special needs. The role includes supporting educational, personal & social development needs, providing pastoral support, mentoring, and motivating the LLDD learners to address barriers to education and employment. This role will be based at based at their Corby Centre.

 

THE ROLE: LD Support Worker, Corby, Northamptonshire

The role of the Learning Disability Support worker is to  support the delivery of teaching and learning of LLDD learners requiring very specific individual needs.  Developing personal, social, development skills and supporting independent living needs. Working with the learners to achieve personal, educational and career aims.  Provide pastoral support, mentor, motivate and support learners to address barriers to education and employment.  In conjunction with Managers identify and implement systems to ensure continuous quality improvements as defined by the Ofsted Inspectorate as good to outstanding provision

 

Key Responsibilities to include:- LD Support Worker, Corby, Northamptonshire

 
  • Support the educational, personal and social development of LLDD learners
  • Provide pastoral support, mentor, motivate and support LLDD learners to address barriers to education and employment;
  • Support the curriculum to meet the needs of the learner to promote active learning opportunities, encouraging active participation by learners, ensuring appropriate methods and resources are used within teaching sessions
  • Use interactive resources and innovation to stimulate, motivate and challenge individuals to meet their agreed targets
  • Support the learner to develop skills and abilities to promote independent living
  • Actively promote the organisation’s equality and diversity policy (single equality scheme) and observe the standard conduct which prevents discrimination taking place
  • In conjunction with Senior Managers identify and implement systems to ensure continuous quality improvements as defined by the Ofsted Inspectorate as good to outstanding provision
 

Key experience essential for the role:- LD Support Worker, Corby, Northamptonshire

 
  • Ideally will have experience in a teaching, learning development or mentoring role which involved supporting educational, personal or social development needs.
  • Experience of  support learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities highly desirable
  • Computer literate
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and drive to promote learning opportunities
  • Takes responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Flexibility, adaptability and a willingness to embrace change
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Driving licence and access to vehicle (not essential but desirable)
 

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