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Youth Support Worker

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Youth Support Worker required

A fantastic residential school in North Dorset are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated support workers to join their team.

This SEN school caters for pupils between the ages of 7-19 with autism and associated difficulties. Located in the beautiful countryside with great on site facilities.

The role of Youth Support Worker primarily involves working in the residential area providing guidance, support and encouragement to young people in a variety of settings including classrooms, education and off site activities. The job involves enabling students to develop by providing physical and emotional support.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Building professional relationships with the young people and other staff
  • Doing everything possible to maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
  • Learning about the young peoples specific needs and help meet those needs in the most appropriate way
  • To support the young people with their personal cleanliness, general hygiene and appearance, this may include intimate care

Important qualities of this role are being a good role model and conducting yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst on duty or representing the company at outside events. To do this job effectively you will need:

  • An understand of Autism and the difficulties it can bring
  • Ability to follow a work pattern
  • Ability to communicate clearly and easily with young people and others
  • Awareness of the general health, safety and welfare of young people

Apply now or call into branch to find out more information

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.

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