Housing Support Worker

Housing Support Worker
37.5 hours per week
£15 Umbrella

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently working on behalf of a not-for-profit organisation, who are recruiting for a Housing Support Worker. The role will be supporting young people aged 16-25 years living within the Burnley area. The role is initially offered on a temporary basis, but there is scope for the role to become permanent.

Responsibilities of the Housing Support Worker includes:

  • Providing resettlement and housing management support
  • Encouraging independent living
  • Promoting tenancy sustainment
  • Assisting clients to maximise their income
  • Completing the induction process with new clients
  • Assisting with the access to training, education and employment opportunities
  • Signposting clients to other services within the community
  • Completing housing benefit, council tax and universal credit claims
  • Conducting risk and needs assessments

Requirements of the Housing Support Worker:

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Driver and access to a vehicle with business insurance
  • Previous experience working alongside young people

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucie Houston – Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with

Teaching Assistant

Level 1 -2 SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Quidenham, Norwich

Salary: Actual salary £20,369.51 – £21,012.94 dependent on experience

Hourly rate: £11.40 – £11.76 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week Term Time only – Monday – Friday – 8.30am – 4.30pm (5pm on Thursday, extra half hour taken off on another day)

School Staffing Solutions are recruiting on behalf of a Special Needs School in Quidenham, Norwich who are looking for a Teaching Assistant. The school provides day placements for students aged 11 to 16 years primarily with communication and interaction difficulties or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Some may be on the autistic spectrum or have anxieties and difficulties that create barriers to learning.

The Role:

The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and care whilst in school and other settings. As well as developing and delivering personalised learning, you will work with colleagues to support pupils with their daily routines, transitions and positive behaviour management.

Key Duties:

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School.
  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.
  • To contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.
  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class
  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school.
  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team.

About You:

  • GCSE Maths and English Language qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent is essential.
  • Level 2 – 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (or working towards).
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience of pupils with SEMH, ASD.

*****Due to the location of the school, candidates must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

What’s in it for you?

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance and Pension
  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back

To apply for this exciting role please send your cv today!

SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Leyland, nr Preston, Lancashire

Salary: £11 – £12 p/hr (£19,654.80 – £21,441.60 actual salary)

Hours: 40 hours per week – Term Time Only

School Staffing Solutions is recruting on behalf of an independent day school in Lancashire providing specialist education for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH).

The role:

The Teaching Assistants support the children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

What’s on offer?

  • Full training and continued support
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme 
  • Perk box – discounts off hundreds of high street retailers and restaurants

Key duties:

  • Participate in the planning and evaluation of learning activities.
  • Provide meaningful feedback on pupil attainment and progress.
  • Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing, recording and reporting pupils’ progress according to the school’s policies in order to monitor and foster pupils’ progress in all areas of learning.
  • Support positive behaviour and concentration levels of the children and adapt own behaviour and responses to any change or escalations in behaviour of the children.
  • Promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development and British values within the PSHE policy across the whole school.
  • Promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being through a whole Day Curriculum.

About You:

  • Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting
  • Full UK driving licence absolutely necessary, as you will be required to transport pupils to and from school and also engage in off-site enrichment activities which requires transportation
  • Working towards Level 2 award in Support work in schools or an equivalent is desirable
  • GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD
  • Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual
  • Be positive and creative in meeting pupils’ needs

If you are interested in this role please apply today!

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