Learning Support & Behaviour Workers – Fareham – Hampshire

Job Reference – 476

  • Full Time: up to 37.5 Hours “happy to talk flexible working”
  • Salary: Band D £15,631 – £17,894 per annum
  • Closing date: 21st October 2018
  • Interview dates: TBC

Additional benefits:  Health cash plan scheme; Pension Scheme; Staff Discounts; Childcare vouchers; Employee Assistance Programme (EAP); Great development opportunities.

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work for an organisation that was voted the 3rd best not-for-profit organisation in the UK by the Sunday Times?

Would you like the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and adults?

If you have answered yes to all three questions, Fair Ways and this role is the perfect opportunity for you.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated, hard-working professionals. You will receive all the training and support you need to fast track yourself to success. Fair Ways will provide you with a career with genuine development opportunities and a chance to enhance your salary within your respective pay band. Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity that strongly believes in providing opportunities for people to meet their full potential. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect ALL staff to share this commitment.

About the role

Fair Ways are looking for School Support Workers to provide behaviour management and advice and guidance on a one to one basis to children and young people with high dependency Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The role will be based in an educational setting in Fareham. We are looking for honest, understanding and influential individuals to take on the role of mentoring our students by setting them a good example and being able to offer support and direction.

Essential Skills

You will need to have proven experience in supporting children with social and emotional behavioural needs, ideally within an educational environment and be highly organised and be able to manage your own workload effectively. Knowledge and experience of child protection procedures is desirable. A level 3 Teaching Assistant Award or Special Educational Needs training is desirable, but not essential.  Applicants must have a full driving licence and have access to use of a car. Successful candidates will be required to provide an enhanced DBS Disclosure. The disclosure cost will be met by Fair Ways.

Desirable skills

Knowledge and experience of child protection procedures is desirable as is a level 3 Teaching Assistant Award or Special Educational Needs training, but these are not essential requirements.

At Fair Ways we aim to make a difference through passionate care, support and education. We have worked hard to create a culture where we say what we say we will do, when we said we would do it; we are inclusive, open minded and treat each other with respect; we focus on learning, not blaming; and we are open, honest and have integrity.

Next Step

Interested in the vacancy? We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.

Download the Job Description and an Application Form  here or please phone Head Office (02380 230400)

and ask for the Recruitment Team or email Recruitment@fairways.co