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Young Offender Support Worker
location
Preston
contract type
Full-time, Part-time
contract term
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
salary
£325 to £375 per week
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Apply by
15 April 2022
Job start
18 April 2022

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.

Requirements

To be considered for the role of Young Offender Support Worker you will:
  • 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
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.

Salary

£325 to £375 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • 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.

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 Dave Travis on 01772 669 322 or email dave.travis@visionforeducation.co.uk.
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