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Trainee Youth Worker

Posted 09/01/23
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£14,625 - £15,600



London - Merton

Beginning 01/23

Trainee Youth Worker – Special Needs – Morden

Would you like to unlock a rewarding career, where you can make a positive difference to children’s lives?

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Youth Workers who have the drive to support and empower pupils with SEMH needs to enhance their overall development.

As a Trainee Youth Worker you will be responsible for supporting pupils with complex SEMH and SEN needs, covering a variety of needs from Communication and interaction difficulties, cognitive and learning problems along with social, emotional, mental emotional health including those with sensory and/or physical needs. Ensuring they receive the best experience of education and reach their full potential.

You will be working with a team of dedicated professionals to provide tailored and specific support for young people who have additional requirements in either Academic or Communicative development.

Job information:

  • Full time Monday – Friday
  • Paid up to £90 per day!
  • Supporting SEN Teachers and other professional staff to deliver high quality and creative educational and personal development sessions
  • 1-1 small group and individual sessions
  • Creating interactive and academically enriched learning experience
  • Excellent career starter for aspiring Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers
  • Able to provide academic support to pupils as well as pastoral care
  • A vibrant and unique place of work where staff and students share the same vision.
  • Training on the job.
  • Salary increase with progression.
  • Your own dedicated mentor and consultant to help and support when needed.

Person Specification:

  • Preferred 1 year experience in either psychiatric unit, Health & Social Care, residential or youth offending settings but those who have the passion and drive will be considered.
  • The ideal candidates will have lots of patience, be proactive and resilient- this role can be extremely challenging but also very rewarding.
  • The ability to take note of, and acting on, all issues relating to the well being and safeguarding of children
  • Prescient behaviour management skills
  • Profound ambition to contribute towards positive change in a child’s development
  • Willing to undertake training days

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply immediately at Engage SEND!

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role.

However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job in education. Engage Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Engage Education Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

Posted by Zack Neal
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