Inclusion Support Worker, based at The Beacon Unit
32.5 hours per week, term-time only to include INSET days
Grade 5, point range 11-14 (Salary £16,736 - £18,894)
We are seeking to appoint a committed, caring, flexible and resilient professional to complement the work of our exceptional team. You will be an inspirational person who is uncompromising in the pursuit of providing children with outstanding care and education.
The Children’s Hospital School has established first class partnerships locally, nationally and internationally as we continually seek to develop both ourselves and others. We are ambitious and are seeking colleagues who are wanting to be part of our journey as an outstanding, innovative, outward looking school.
You will be joining the team at a very exciting time as we move into The Beacon – a new purpose built CAMHS inpatient provision for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. You will be able to make a significant contribution to the development of this unique learning environment, with access to superb continuing professional development alongside ongoing career opportunities and support.
Applicants should have experience of working in a secondary educational setting, have experience of working with young people with special educational needs and/or mental health difficulties, and a belief in a truly personalised provision for each child.
You will support teaching staff in the effective delivery of learning, through a range of activities enhancing the development and progress of students. Additionally, you will play a key role in the care and well-being of students including liaison with a range of other professionals. Although there will always be teaching staff close by, you will support lessons across all curriculum areas and support the pastoral care of students assisting with some admin and record keeping tasks.
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone seeking a fresh challenge and new opportunity within a highly rewarding environment. If you are a creative and innovative individual wanting to challenge yourself and make a difference to the lives of our students, then we would love to hear from you.
A driving licence and access to a vehicle is an essential requirement of the post and at times you may be required to work in other bases within the school. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check as the work involves working with vulnerable young people.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 26th October with interviews to be held week beginning 2nd November.
The Children’s Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced checks carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.