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Youth Support Worker

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Youth Support Worker

Have you got an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or similar?

Do you have experience in supporting and working with pupils who are not in mainstream education?

Perhaps you've worked as a crisis intervention worker or similar?

If your answer is yes and you are interested in working with pupils to support their emotional and mental welfare, please read on!

Teaching Personnel is one of the leading education agency and proud to be the first choice supplier for hundreds of schools nationally. We are seeking enthusiastic and engaging staff to work with SEN schools and alternative provisions in the Plymouth area. The role is working from Monday-Friday, 8:30-3:30, Term time only. You will be working on a 1:1 basis supporting a pupil with SEMH and challenging behaviours.

You must have GCSE A-C in Maths and English and one of the following (or equivalent):

  • 2 x A Levels
  • NVQ Level 3
  • BTEC Level 3
  • CACHE Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Level 3

The successful candidates will need to:

* Have a full clean driving licence with access to a vehicle daily.

* Have some experience of working with people as a youth worker/ support worker/ carer or crisis intervention worker.

* Use their own initiative yet be able to be an effective team member.

* Be empathetic and understanding in their support and guidance for parents, pupils and staff.

* Care about pupil learning and emotional and mental health.

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

* Training opportunities and CPD, including certification in Team Teach.

* Competitive pay, with the options of short term and long term positions.

* A friendly and personal consultant to help you through the application process, with the dedication needed to find you your ideal position.

So, if you are enthusiastic to help young people in a pastoral capacity and support their learning, we want to hear from you. If you would like to know more about how we work, please contact Teaching Personnel on the details below.

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

Send us through a copy of your CV today!

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