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Learning Support Care Assistant (2811069501)

Social Worker

Psycho-Social

Yearly

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Godstone, Surrey, United Kingdom

The Orpheus Centre is an independent specialist College in Godstone, Surrey. We focus on developing independence skills through performing and visual arts and make dramatic improvements to young disabled adults’ lives. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Care Assistant (LSCA) at our SEN College located in rural Godstone, Surrey (car driver preferable due to location). LSCAs will be uniquely positioned to consistently support students to achieve their personal developmental goals in all settings and throughout the full week. Following a two week rota of early and late shifts, with the opportunity to earn extra cash through sleeping night shifts, the LSCA role will be worked over 44 weeks of the year, with holidays taken outside of term times. Flexibility may be needed to cover night shifts. Do you have minimum or two years’ experience of working with young people or adults with a range of severe, complex and moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities? Have experience of supporting students with their personal hygiene and intimate care needs in a respectful and dignified manner and able support them to complete out of session work and provide evidence for their education programme? 35 hours per week / 44 weeks per year Salary: £19,624 per annum pro rata We can offer: • Competitive pay • A consistent rolling shift pattern so you can plan your life • Term-time only work across 44 weeks of the year • Training • Supervision and support Experience working in further education with young adults with learning and/or physical disabilities is desirable. Essentials Experience & Qualifications: • Good level of Maths, English & ICT skills • A minimum or two years’ experience of working with young people or adults with a range of severe, complex and moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities • Level 2/3 Learning Support Assistant qualification or equivalent • Level 2/3 health & Social Care qualification or equivalent • Previous experience of working in a learning support/personal care role in further education or specialist provision • Able to encourage and motivate students to lead their care and learning support needs • Able to support students with off-site activities including work, leisure and educational tasks and visits • Acted as a keyworker and role model for students • Supported students with their personal hygiene and intimate care needs in a respectful and dignified manner • Supported students to complete out of session work and provide evidence for their education programme Orpheus is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all service users. We are committed to the promotion of equal opportunities. This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is therefore subject to an Enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service. In order to be considered you must be eligible to work in the UK. Please copy and paste the below URL into your browser for full job description and to apply https://bit.ly/2W83JCH No agencies please