behaviour support worker in bradford

08 February 2019
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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bradford, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
chloe overduin, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Do you have the passion and drive to connect and inspire hard to reach young people? Are you trained in de-escalation techniques? Are you able to manage behaviour effectively? Do you have a background in youth work? Did you answer, 'yes' to all of the above? Then this could be the career for you! Read on for details.

A designated Specialist Provision in Bradford for children struggling to access mainstream education is seeking a Behavioural Support Worker to join their team.
The provision is for secondary school students, some of whom are working at their curriculum level, and some of whom are at varying levels. The successful applicant will be confident in supporting students at GCSE level as the students will be working towards Maths, English and Science GCSEs as a minimum. The students very often display challenging behaviours and have Social Emotional and Mental Health needs, so it is required that the applicant be able to de-escalate children in crisis. This is a long term position as a supply BSW, with the potential to extend into a permanent role.

School Benefits:
On-site parking
Close to public transport
Top of the range equipment
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic approach to teaching and education
Extensive grounds and building
A supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers

Randstad Benefits:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training available

Your role will include:
Establishing constructive relationships with the students
Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
Supporting the class teacher, teaching assistants and support staff in maintaining a positive working environment
Developing a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil you work with
Looking after children's physical, emotional, mental and social welfare
Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating negative situations to best of your ability
Maintaining a record and providing regular feedback about pupils to the teachers and/or SENCO in order to best track pupil progress
Assisting the school in communicating with parents and carers via the appropriate channels
Supporting all learners in their curriculum studies and throughout the day

Key skills and experience needed:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
A commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
The ability to build respectful relationships with children
Experience working in SEND setting/ youth work/sports coaching/community work environment
The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
The ability to work with learners with various learning difficulties e.g. ADHD or dyslexia
Flexibility in your approach to educating and supporting children
Team Teach certification (in date)

Does this sound the like the position for you? Do you want to work in a role where you know you are making a meaningful difference? Then please apply with an updated CV and a member of the SEND team will be in touch!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes an enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.