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Support Workers required in Blackburn Behavioural Unit

Job description

Teaching Personnel work closely with a Blackburn based School who are looking for Behaviour Support Assistants to work with with their pupils who often have additional needs and/or challenging behaviours. The School is based on the outskirts of Blackburn and candidates suited to this role must be available full time and ideally hold a valid UK driving lisence as you may be expected to assist with transport pupils to and from the different sites.

The candidate suited to this role will have experience working with pupils who display challenging behaviours and pupils who have additional learning needs. The candidate will be working with pupils who can sometimes display violent behaviours and therefore candidates will ideally hold their Team Teach qualification or have experience with challenging behaviours.

The role will be full time, to start within the next month and candidates will be expected to provide one voluntary day in school prior to the role starting.

The role will require you to assist pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis, work with the teacher to manage behaviour and build relationships with the pupils so they feel comfortable with you as a Support Assistant/Mentor.

The successful candidate will benefit from:

- Negotiable pay rates £54 - 64 per day
- Long term position available

- Rewarding position supporting pupils with SEN

If this role sounds ideal for you please do not hesitate to contact Kirsten on 01772 842155 or email with your CV and covering letter.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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