Youth Support Worker (38 week - Part Time) - Boveridge College

Essential Criteria: Support Worker

Location: Dorset

Contract Type: Part-time, Term-time

Hours: 16 hours per week, Monday & Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Salary: From £8.41ph (unqualified), £8.69/£9.05 (Qualified - Level 2/3)

Youth Support Worker (38 week - Part Time) - Boveridge College

Position:               Youth Support Workers (Education)

Location:              Cranborne, Dorset

Salary:                   From £8.41ph (unqualified), £8.69/£9.05 (Qualified - Level 2/3)

Hours:                   Term time only (38 weeks, 16 hours per week Monday & Friday

The Aurora Group

The Aurora Group is an innovative provider of education and care for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Due to our continued expansion; we’re currently looking for a number of Youth Support Workers in Cranborne where our Aurora Boveridge College supports young people aged 16 – 25 with complex anxiety or mental health needs typically related to Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism and other conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

The key to this role will be ensuring that all our young people receive a high standard of education whilst learning in a safe, clean and positive environment.

To facilitate this, you will follow guidance on how best to provide support during education and communal periods and proactively contribute to the individual support plans we have in place for each student.

You’ll take an active role in supporting learning in lessons and during off site educational activities and will work collaboratively with teaching staff to support and record progress.

You will also be expected to support and liaise with parents, guardians and colleagues as required.

You will help maintain a calm environment to promote learning and be proactive to support our students in periods of heightened anxiety.

 Experience:

 Ultimately we are looking for people with a passion to positively change the lives of the young people that we work with.

If you do not already have a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, but believe this role is right for you, then we will provide the support (and cover the costs) for you to achieve this; and will continue to support your development throughout your career with us with pay rises to match your progression.

 Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

 Willingness to work towards achieving Level 3 Diploma HSC (funded by us).

  • Experience working within special needs and/or support/care roles (either in a paid or personal environment).
  • A robust, positive and creative approach in meeting the needs of young adults.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and team working skills.
  • Able to work within the parameters of the physical demands of the job role.
  • Enhanced DBS

If you are interested then please apply on-line, or for more information, please call Aurora Boveridge HR Department on 01725 551247 or email Boveridgejobs@the-aurora-group.com

 Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

 The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care.

 The Aurora Group is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

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