Actual Annual Salary: £15,439 - £16,005 pa
FTE Salary Band: £18,980 - £19,676 pa
Contract Details: 35 hours per week, 37 weeks per year
Start Date: As soon as possible
We have two roles available; both are 35 hours per week, 37 weeks per year.
This role will be working with young people aged 16-25 years of age who have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP). You will be providing 1:1 support to a caseload of students with complex learning differences and/or disabilities, including social, emotional and mental health difficulties, on and off-site.
We are looking for a dynamic, resilient person who can be an appropriate role model so that the young people you are working with can model resilience and appropriate behaviours in a range of different settings.
1. To provide direct 1:1 support to a caseload of students working towards literacy, numeracy and a vocational qualification.
2. To provide transport to the young people that are not able to travel independently to either the college campus or other external venues.
3. To provide travel training to the young people in your caseload when appropriate and under direction from the Evolve Programme Leader.
4. To work closely with other colleagues sharing information.
5. Maintain and ensure safe working practices.
6. Other duties commensurate with the role.
It is essential that you hold a recognised youth, community, mentoring or guidance qualification at Level 2 or higher or a proven track record in this type of work. English, Maths and ICT at Level 2 or higher
You should be able to evidence relevant experience, working knowledge and understanding of an FE or 6th Form environment, working with a range of complex co-occurring LDD including challenging behaviour, mental ill health, ASC or Pervasive Development Disorders & SpLD.
We are looking for someone who has the ability to motivate a change in behaviour and engagement with young people you are working with and to advocate effectively on their behalf.
You should hold a full driving licence, preferably clean
For further information, please refer to the job description.
New College are a very successful and expanding Further Education College that puts the interests of our students at the heart of everything we do. We are one of the UK's best performing colleges and it is our excellent staff that have enabled us to achieve and maintain this. We are truely an employer of choice, and this remains one of our top priorities.
We offer everyone who works at the College excellent conditions of employment, including generous holidays and competitive salaries with attractive pension schemes.
Please note an enhanced DBS will be required for this role. The successful candidate is required to meet the payment of this DBS Check which is currently £44.
On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces.
Closing Date: 2nd July 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.