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Intervention and Therapy Assistants

Date Posted: 09 July 20202020-07-09T16:45:35+01:00

Subject: SEN (Special Education Needs) Education

Branch: Lancashire Location: BlackburnLancashireGB

Position: Support Workers


Type: Supply Alternative Provision Support Workers

Supply Alternative Provision

Pay: £60-£70


justteachers are supporting their partner SEND and Alternative Provisions across Lancashire to provide specialist support staff who can react quickly to their increased intake of pupils and new referrals.

We are looking to recruit specialist support staff who have experience in providing optimum levels of social and emotional developmental support through the following interventions:

  • Art, Music and Drama Therapy
  • Social, Life and work place skills workshops
  • Mindfulness, Yoga and Dance Therapy
  • Food Technology Workshops
  • Progressive Literacy Interventions
  • Multi-Sensory Maths Intervention
  • Lego Therapy
  • Animal Therapy

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:

  • Working with Social and Emotional Mental Health (SEMH), Behavioural Needs
  • Rehabilitation or Probation
  • Re-Engaging an individual or working with individuals in crisis
  • Vulnerable young people or adults
  • Social work
  • Residential Care Home work

Applicants must have:

  • A genuine interest in working with vulnerable young people and a willingness to understand them
  • Knowledge and experience of social awareness and how to demonstrate this
  • Flexibility to adapt to unique situations
  • Ability to work 1:1 or as part of a team
  • An ability to improvise and support others in case of an unexpected event occurring

This is a fantastic opportunity and also a chance to make a real difference to the lives of pupils and students, many of which have previously experienced difficultly in sustained learning within a mainstream provision.

If you feel that you meet the criteria above and are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please apply and one of our dedicated SEND consultants will contact you to discuss the process further. Alternatively, you can call us directly on 0800 832243

2020-09-02 23:33:23

Justteachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

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