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SEN - Education Support Workers

Are you caring, compassionate and willing to go that extra mile?

Would you like to support our young adults with learning disabilities, mental health and challenging behaviours?

Do you want to make a difference?

Camphill Wakefield is a specialist college for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. We offer day and residential provision for students aged 16 - 25 who have a current Education, Health and Care Plan and who are looking for a different approach to a main stream College.

We are looking to expand our team of Education Support Workers who can support our young adults by contributing to their educational, curriculum and social development, and participate in its delivery as a member of a coordinated team.

We offer:

Full time/ Part time – Term time - permanent roles

Annual Salary of £16,691.55 based on 37.5 per week term time only

Ongoing training and development

Career progression

Simply Health Plan including counselling

Access to pension

Free parking

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • You will work in partnership with teaching staff to support students with their learning in classes.
  • You will develop an understanding of the specific needs of the students to be supported taking into account the type of support involved.
  • You will organise and undertakes academic interventions with either individuals or groups of students to facilitate their educational development to enable their full potential to be reached.
  • You will assist with the development of appropriate resources to support learning.
  • You will assist students where appropriate in the proper use of learning aides and equipment and to ensure that they are available.

 YOUR PROFILE

  • You should have experience of working with young people in an Education setting
  • You should hold a Level 2 / Level 3 Certificate / Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning or a willingness to work towards
  • You should have knowledge of the SEND code of Practice
  • You should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We would love to hear from you.

This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check - Because of the nature of its work with vulnerable adults.

For further information please contact HR on 01924 255281 or email careers@camphill.ac.uk  

Due to our Safer Recruitment policy we can only accept applications that have been received via an application form.

If you require any further information about this role please contact

Tracy Craft, HR & Business Administrator on 01924 255281 Ext 292.

You can download a PDF document of the job description here

Residential Support Worker

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active and innovative team player to join our Support Worker Team at Camphill Wakefield.

Camphill Wakefield offers young people with moderate to severe and complex learning disabilities the opportunity to develop skills for the next stages of their lives.

The college is both day and residential.

Requirements of the role

To assist in making sure that Camphill Wakefield meets the high standards of education, training and care within its own set of ideals and principles as well as meeting the expectations and guidelines of the placing authorities and inspectorates.

Our residential home is part of a large established rural campus, developed to accommodate SEND students who attend the Camphill Wakefield SEND College on site. The residence also provides a 52 week home to a small number of SEND young adults and a respite service. The present residential service accommodates 10 residents but there is scope to increase numbers in the future. Camphill Wakefield also operates a varied and practical social care day service for SEND young adults.

As a Support Worker you will provide effective support to secure, sustain and promote the reputation of the home. To ensure the delivery of high quality age appropriate care and support to our residents and to create a caring environment conducive to individual needs within a framework of quality assurance.

You will join a committed and dedicated team and be part of the ‘hands on’ approach to running all services at Camphill as such you will be required to work shifts during evenings and weekends with the Deputy Manager and care team.

If you have a great work ethic, and have experience of working with adults with learning difficulties within a residential care setting we would love to hear from you.

We offer:

Full time - permanent roles

Annual Salary of £20,758 based on 40 hrs per week, working Monday to Sunday on a varied shift pattern

Ongoing training and development

Career progression

Simply Health Plan including counselling

Access to pension

Free parking

It is an essential requirement that the successful candidate has a Full Driving License

For further information please contact HR on 01924 255281 or email careers@camphill.ac.uk  

Due to our Safer Recruitment policy we can only accept applications that have been received via an application form.

For an information pack about this role, please contact our HR department via email careers@camphill.ac.uk or by telephone on 01924 255231.

Please return you completed application form to careers@camphill.ac.uk.

You can download a PDF document of the job description here