Learning & Behaviour Specialist (Lancashire)

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Preston
Salary
25000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Join The Challenge, the UK's longest-standing provider of NCS, and ensure that the support we provide to young people with additional support needs is of a consistently high quality.

NCS (National Citizen Service) is a government-backed initiative with a mission to equip 15-17 year olds with the confidence and skills they need to make a real difference in their communities.

We strive for the NCS programme to be as inclusive as possible, providing additional support and resources to improve accessibility for young people with SEND, behavioural, emotional and/or physical needs.

The Learning & Behaviour Specialist works in one of our regional offices, providing support and sharing resources with the seasonal staff working on-site on the NCS programme. They work across multiple programmes in their region, helping seasonal staff develop long-term proactive strategies for supporting young people with SEND, learning and/or behavioural needs.

Person specification

* Experience of coaching or supporting peers in a youth work or educational setting to share and develop skills.

* Experience of working collaboratively with peers to create Action Plans for a person with additional needs.

* Knowledge of strategies for managing challenging behaviour.

* Knowledge of how to adapt sessions to make them more accessible and inclusive for those with additional needs.

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapting working style for different groups or teams.

The Challenge is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check

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