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Youth Worker required in Rawtenstall

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Job description

  • Experienced Youth or Community Support Worker required to work in a Pupil Referral Unit
  • Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social and mental health of young people required
  • Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit an experienced Youth Worker for employment in an established Pupil Referral Unit (PRU). The post is to start as soon as possible and you will be required to work during term, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff. The school deals with pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across Key Stages 1 - 4, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications.

You will have strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people.

We also welcome candidates with experience in the following:

  • Criminology
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Team Teach
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching/Learning support Assistance
  • Psychology
  • 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

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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