Support Worker Opportunities BLUS42824

Openshaw, Manchester
£12,308.08 per annum
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements. Their fostering service provides family placements in the North West and neighbouring regions.

They provide some of the leading specialist education services in the North West region, operating a range of special schools, a further education college and centres supporting those who cannot attend mainstream schools. In addition they offer a wide range of training, consultancy and support services for parents and carers.

Bridge College is the Trust’s specialist education college for students aged 16 to 25 years with disabilities, complex needs and autism and they have a number of opportunities available for Support Workers to join them.

You will provide support for students in their learning programmes including extended curriculum, external placements and visits, 1-1 and small group sessions. You will support their students in the full range of communication systems, eating and drinking, personal care, mobility, medication and therapy, subject to supervision and training.

Candidates for this role must have experience of working with people who have learning disabilities and / or complex physical needs and / or autism. With a good standard of education and the ability to work as part of a team, you will have an understanding of the needs of students with learning difficulties and complex needs and how these can be addressed.

Those who have Level 2 or Level 3 in Care and Learning Support are highly desirable however this is not essential.

Closing Date: 16th December 2016

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.