Amersham, Buckinghamshire (On-site)
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
£18,700 - £20,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

“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”

Due to an increasing demand for our service, we have several Talkback Equip Project Worker vacancies to deliver a range of services to our students with learning disability and/or autism. Within the Equip Project, you will work closely with local Further Education colleges by supporting young people to meet the outcomes on their Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCP). For some of our learners we provide 1:1 support in college, in order to support them to achieve their course. We also deliver a range of community groups to help learners develop their social skills, confidence, life skills and independence. These include, but are not limited to, Independent Living Groups, Women’s & Men’s Groups, Creative Media Groups, Art Groups & Travel Training Groups. In addition to this, we offer a range of work experience opportunities including horticulture, working with animals, retail & mechanics.

We are currently recruiting for:

Project Workers – Learning Assistants - £18700- £20000 p.a. or pro rata

Both full and part time roles available (a minimum of 3 days a week and must be available to work Thursday and Friday)

Full year and term time roles available

No shift work or evening/weekend work

You will work at our High Wycombe and Aylesbury buildings, plus in local colleges and out in the community. You will work alongside people with a learning disability or autism 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. 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 or autism is the most rewarding and fulfilling role’

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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Posted on: 13 January 2022
Closed date: 12 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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