Learning Support Assistant - Frome

Recruiter
Priory Group
Location
Frome
Salary
N/A
Posted
22 Nov 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Priory Education and Children's Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support. Job Advert Location Description Set in its own grounds close to Frome town centre, North Hill House is an independent specialist day and residential school for children and young people aged 6 to 19 years with high functioning autistic spectrum disorders, including Asperger's Syndrome and associated difficulties. The school has been specifically designed to provide a strong focus for both UK and international students who need different levels of support to succeed, thus allowing young people with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger's Syndrome and associated difficulties to thrive effectively in an ever-demanding and complex society. Students have ambitions to live and work as self-reliant adults and we can help them to reach their goals with continued support, structure and guidance. The school welcomes students on a day or weekly residential basis for 38 weeks per year. Job Advert Role Description As a Learning Support Assistant you will be a key member of our team, enhancing the education of our students. This is a great opportunity to build experience working amongst young people with ASD. You will need excellent communication skills, along with patience and enthusiasm. A flexible attitude is essential in order to respond to the changing needs of our students. You must also be able to demonstrate a high degree of emotional resilience and the ability to remain calm under pressure. There is an opportunity for the successful candidate to take on an additional responsibility as a Science Technician, so we would welcome applications from candidates with a science background. A QCF level 3 Diploma in relevant care/children & young people related area or equivalent or higher recognised qualification. N.B. It is not anticipated that all new recruits to the role will have QCF Level 3 qualification but will commence the attainment process within six months of joining and will have a specific time period in which to qualify. A clean driving licence with at least 3 years driving experience is essential. Some evening or weekend work may be required for some roles, this can be discussed further should you be invited to interview. Division DBS info About us From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare. The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group. As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes. Disclosure Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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North Hill House School, Fromefield, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2HB