Vision for Education are recruiting for a Young Offender Support Worker to work with young people aged between 11 and 17 who are receiving their education in Pupil Referral Unit settings across Lancashire.
About the role
The role of a Young Offender Support Worker is to support young people to access education, as they will often be very disengaged from school-life. This would be an amazing opportunity for somebody who wants to make a difference to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, and that in some cases have suffered major trauma.
About the school
The work of a Young Offender Support Worker will require you to be based within a Pupil Referral Unit school setting, and offer guidance and support both in the classroom, and also with their social and emotional development. The working hours are 8:30am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday.
- Be resilient
- Be able to demonstrate empathy
- Have a passion to change young people's lives for the better
- Have an understanding of Social, Emotional and Mental Health Issues
- A minimum of 6 weeks relevant experience working with young offenders, young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues or working within a residential home with looked after children, or a similar role.
About Vision for Education
What Vision for Education offer
- 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.