Support Worker

There will be a number of positions both part/full available to suit the needs of the students with a September 2018 start until the end of term in the Birkenhead Area

The role of Support Worker is to provide sensitive and professional care and support to students with special needs to enable them to access further education.

Its essential that you have a good level of Maths and English in order to be able to support students

Key tasks & responsibilities:

To understand and implement the agreed care plan to assist students when attending classes at College.

Offering students choice and helping to maintain their independence.

Ensuring their safety and comfort at all times both on and off campus.

To communicate effectively and appropriately with students and their families, paying particular attention if they have communication, attention or behavioural problems.

To carry out personal care tasks for students while preserving their privacy and dignity, including assistance if required with toileting and changing, providing assistance to get to and from classrooms, assistance with meals, support and advice during lessons.

If assessed as needing help, to assist individuals with their medication, according to Policy guidelines, including administering of medication and subsequent recording.

To encourage/support mobility & abide by moving and handling guidelines.

To offer support in the classroom as agreed in the care plan.

To keep accurate records at all times.

Report any concerns or changes to the Supervisor as soon as possible.

Ensure all duties are carried out in a confidential way, preserving the dignity and respect of the student

Essential that you have a good level of Maths and English in order to be able to support students

Provide a 2 year working history and be have a DBS or willing to get one.

“We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.”

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Recruitment

“Russell Taylor Holdings and the companies in our Group have partnered with JM RET for over 12 months now and the wonderful team there helped us tremendously from an early stage to get to grips with the digital account offering regular support to us. The team that look after us and our learners are all very friendly, knowledgeable in their fields, approachable and are always willing to go the extra mile. We are delighted to partner with them.”
Russell Taylor Holdings

Education

“We were pleasantly surprised by the uptake and retention of our parents/carers with regard to the English & Maths course. It is clear that this course appeals to our families and is something that they have been looking for. I believe that this has been so successful because of the professionalism of the tutors, their sensitivity to the needs of our families and making the sessions accessible to all. The feedback from the parents has been fantastic and I cannot recommend this course highly enough. Many thanks to JM RET for providing this service to our school. It has been a real asset in developing our parental partnerships.”
Headteacher, Heygreen Primary, Liverpool

Training

" Jake and his team have been able to support the professional development of our Teaching Assistants at Knowsley Central School through enabling them to access further NVQ training. Jake met with staff to talk through the training and qualifications available and now seven staff have signed up. JM RET have taken all the work out of sourcing and funding appropriate courses. Our staff are really looking forward to developing their skills and knowledge through this excellent opportunity."
Headteacher, Knowsley Central School
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