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Youth worker / Behaviour support

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Youth Worker / Behaviour Support Assistants

Primary and Secondary Pupil Referral Units in Southwark, Lewisham & Croydon are looking for Youth Workers and Behaviour Support workers to work with pupils. A successful candidate will have the right attitude alongside some experience in order to meet the demands of the role supporting SEN pupils with Challenging behaviour. Most of the pupils are on the Autism spectrum, with additional needs, such a ADHD, SEMH, SLD and MLD. The pupils have behaviour that is of a challenging nature, therefore you must have a resilient and firm-but-fair attitude.

There are roles to start immediately and continue through the academic year, both full time and part time.

You must be able to support and encourage pupils to develop both academically and socially. Unparalleled behaviour management skills are a must. If you have a background in Youth Work, Psychology, Sports (coaching), Art and Design and Music then this role is ideal for you.

The working hours are 8:30am - 3:30pm, up to 5 days a week. The school are looking to train the right candidate with the right resilient attitude.

You must have a DBS on the updated system, alongside relevant training, such as Team-teach Positive Intervention, Safe-guarding, and First Aid.

As a registered member of Teaching Personnel, you will be entitled to the following candidate benefits:
* Weekly Pay
* Access to regular training and CPD courses in your local area
* Dedicated Personal Consultant
* Loyalty Rewards Scheme

If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new, challenging role, then please attach to your application an updated copy of your CV with a covering letter detailing your experience within similar roles or call 02075933070 for further information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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