Young Offender Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00096081-1
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Urmston, Manchester
  • Salary: £350 to £400 Per Week
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

LOCATION*
Manchester
*CONTRACT TYPE*
Full-time
*CONTRACT TERMS*
Long-term
*SALARY*
£350 - £400 per week
*APPLY BY*
ASAP
*JOB START*
On-going

The role
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 Manchester.

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.
The school

The work of a Young Offender Support Worker will require you to be based within a Pupil Referral Unit school setting
You will 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.
There are opportunities for the role to become a permanent position after a qualifying period is worked
Requirements
To be considered for this role, you will:

Be available 5 days a week between 08:30 – 15:30
Have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle
Be resilient and 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  and Educational, Health and Care Plans
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for the Young Offender Support Worker position are:

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. 
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. 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. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer:
As a Young Offender Support Worker and 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 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.
If you are a Young Offender Support Worker who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Manchester SEND team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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