Project Worker - Learning Assistant

Posted by Talkback-UK

Project Worker - Learning Assistant

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Check commute

£18,000 - £19,200 per year

Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

About the organisation

Talkback’s roots are in self advocacy, in building self confidence and self esteem to enable people with a learning disability to use the skills t... Read more

Job Description

Nclude is a Community Interest Company, which is a subsidiary of Talkback-UK Charity- known as one of Bucks and West Berks leading providers to people with needs.

“This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults with care and support needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”

Are you a person with a passion to help people? If so, would you like to work alongside like-minded, committed colleagues who enable people with a learning disability to increase their self-esteem, have more say, and control over their lives? Talkback has been working with people with a learning disability since 1998, aiming to achieve choice, opportunity and respect. Talkback is user led and knows what life is like when you have a learning disability. We are currently recruiting:

Project Workers – Learning Assistants - £18000- £19200 p.a. or pro rata

Both full and part time roles available (a minimum of 3 days a week)

Full year and term time roles available

No shift work or evening/weekend work

We have several Project Worker – Learning Assistant vacancies to deliver a range of services to promote and encourage independent living and lifelong learning. Within the Equip Project, you will be working closely with local Further Education colleges by supporting young people, one to one, towards their education provision. Other project activities include gardening and allotment groups (some of which are based in National Trust properties), social and life skills training, a men’s independence group, travel training, a drama group which puts on regular shows, a recycling and tools workshops, a creative media group and a group working with animals.

You will work across Buckinghamshire at both our High Wycombe and Aylesbury buildings, plus in local colleges and out in the community. You will work alongside people with a learning disability to meet their individual needs also support young people with their families to achieve positive outcomes.

To succeed you will be able to work both as part of a team and independently and have a 'can do' attitude. As part of the role as an Equip Project Worker - Learning Assistant, you will deliver a range of services for people with a learning disability. You will need to have good communication skills and an understanding of both self-advocacy and inclusion. We can teach you all you need to know, you just need to have the passion and care.

You will have the opportunity to help someone develop and grow as a person whilst making a difference that will live with you forever. And, as one of our team said ‘Working with people with a learning disability is the most rewarding and fulfilling role’

Closing date: 11th September 2019

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS) including checks with past employers (Applicant Declaration must be completed and returned with application).

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