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Learning Support Assistant

Reference

PRI23535

Location

Sheridan School, Thetford Road, Northwold, Thetford, IP26 5LQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£16,500

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

Sheridan School offers an integrated programme of eduction and therapy for young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties, compounded by complex learning difficulties such as Autism, Attachment Disorder and Mixed Neuro Developmental Disorders.

As a Learning Support Assistant you will be a key member of our team, providing standards of person-centred support and care to our service users.  Through a creative and caring approach, you will build a good relationship with both service users and their families.  Energy and initiative is vital experience, however is not essential providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.

Overall the role of Learning Support Assistant is to assist in providing the best possible environment in which the educational support and developmental needs of individual learners can be met.

What we’d like from you:

• Excellent communication skills

• Effective organisational skills

• To be a great team player

• Energy and enthusiasm

• Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we   support

 

What we’d like to give you:

• A competitive salary

• Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

• Online benefits and cashback rewards

• Cycle to work scheme

• Just Drive scheme

• SMART Pension option

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

 

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.

 

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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Glassdoor

https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Overview/Working-at-Priory-Group-EI_IE37118.11,23.htm

Indeed

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Priory-Education

 

Closing Date

02/01/2019