Please note with this role being based in a college you will work 38 weeks per year and therefore your salary and holidays will be pro-rata. Our college is open Monday to Fridays between 8am and 5pm so you must be available to work inbetween these hours.
The successful applicant will work with people who have dual or single sensory impairment, learning disability and / or autism. The role involves providing a person centred approach to meet communication, information and mobility needs through the development of learning plans to reduce the isolation of people through community involvement and support in a range of activities.
As an Education Support Worker you will support people to be as involved as possible in every part of their day to day lives so that they can be full and active members of society. You will work closely with learners to achieve the long term goals identified in their Individual Learning Plans.
A full UK driving licence is preferred but is not essential for the role.
Supporting people with their personal care is a requirement of this role.
It is essential that you are able to work effectively as part of a team whilst demonstrating your own initiative. Have an understanding the importance of person –centred planning and have the ability to contribute to and support the development and monitoring of person centred plans and education, health and care plans.
GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths is an essential requirement for this role.
Please click the apply link below to complete your application and you will be transferred to our recruitment site; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Sense I Statements and the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (at the botton of the Sense Advert) before applying.
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Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.