Learning Support Assistant
Here, at BS Social Care, we are recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant in Corbridge, Northumbria. Our client is an independent specialist provider of further education in North East England. They offer day placements and up to 52-week residential placements for young people with a learning disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and complex needs.
Our client's person-centred approach provides students with individualised learning programmes developed to effectively match their needs, personal decisions, and aspirations, be the focus on daily living skills, vocational qualifications, or independent living. Students gain important life skills and meaningful qualifications, evidencing our clients commitment to enabling increased choice, control and independence.
As a Learning Support Assistant you will work as part of a successful, energetic and friendly team, and will be responsible for supporting both individual and small groups of students who have complex needs including autism, PMLD (profound and multiple learning disabilities) and SLD (severe learning disabilities), in a classroom setting.
The role is a permanent, full-time role working 40 hours per week.
You will have a genuine interest and passion to work in this sector, with the willingness to undertake training as requested. Previous experience of working in a similar role is desirable. Due to the location you must be a driver with access to your own vehicle.
You will be able to build positive relationships with Young people and a variety of professionals and you will be able to engage with young people to support them to develop confidence, resilience, and level of independence. Importantly, you will be able to be a positive and consistent role model.
You will be joining one of the UK's leading children's specialist education and behavioural health service providers.
You will have the opportunity to progress and undertake specialist training to help enhance your career.
A competitive rate of pay.
A rewarding role with high job satisfaction.
This is a really fantastic opportunity to make a difference to people lives so please, apply now!
Or, if you require further information, then please get in touch!