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1:1 Behaviour Support Worker
contract type
Full-time, Part-time
contract terms
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£80 to £113 per day
Apply by
16 November 2023
Job start
Job end

New full time 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker role to start as soon as possible, with potential to become permanent before this.

About the role

A new full time 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker role to start as soon as possible, with potential to become permanent before this. Salary is dependent on experience, training and qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: previous experience or training within a related role where you will have achieved quality outcomes and acquired skills and experience required for this post, evidenced by strong references.

Working with vulnerable and high risk young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health and / or Complex Needs is specialist work requiring a specific skillset. We require experience, patience, resilience, and understanding. Work is challenging but rewarding, with opportunity to a have real and measurable impact, removing barriers to education for young people and supporting them within the educational setting – educationally and pastorally.

This 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker role will be suited to a candidate who is an exemplary role model, with a calm demeanour, positive mindset and high aspirations for young people they work with. They will need to be organised, capable of taking initiative, adhering to policy and delivering some learning independently 1:1 or to small groups of young people.

There is potential for this role become contracted or even permanent if proven successful. There is an excellent track record of this. Working hours are 8.30-3.30pm with the occasional need to attend staff meetings and training.

About the school

This employer offers excellent opportunity for training and development. Positions here are sought after with many success stories around career progression within the organisation.


To be considered for the role of 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker you will:
  • The successful candidate for this 1:1 Behaviour Support Worker role will typically have a background within Education, Residential work, Counselling, Psychology, Youth Work or Care and be able to provide strong examples of where they provided successful support to young or vulnerable people with a number of strategies at their fingertips.
  • Excellent communication skills are required for purposeful liaison with SLT, teachers, parents, carers, schools and outside agencies
  • Team Teach or de-escalation training is highly advantageous.
  • A driving licence is advantageous for this role. Non drivers may be unable to deliver some aspects of the role
  • We are also keen to hear about any extra-curricular skills you may be able to offer
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • experience, qualifications and precise working hours
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Ryan Peate on 01484 642 928 or email

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