10 miles

Behaviour Support Assistant

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

£60 - £80 per day + other brilliant benefits


Would you like to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment? Do you want to work in a supportive setting focusing on supporting children with behavioural difficulties? Do you have experience working with vulnerable children? Then this is the role for you! Apply today to be considered!

Working with children with social, emotional, and mental health needs is a very rewarding career in which you will support, guide and encourage students to reach for their goals. An inclusive and welcoming secondary Pupil Referral Unit in Wakefield is actively looking for a Behaviour Support Worker to add to their team of proactive and motivated staff. The successful applicant will play a pivotal part in ensuring the children are kept on task, learning to their full capability and have a point of contact for any issues or concerns. The children have a range of needs, requiring the applicant to have patience and the ability to think on their feet to provide them with the support they need.

School Benefits:
Onsite 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
Supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers

Randstad Benefits:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 oncall 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 students
Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
Supporting the class teacher and other support staff to maintain a positive working environment
Developing a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil
Looking after childrens physical, emotional and social welfare
Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and deescalating negative situations to the 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
Communicating with parents and carers via the correct 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
Experience working in a SEND/SEMH/SEBD setting
Experience working or volunteering with children
The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
The ability to work with learners with various learning difficulties
Flexibility in your approach to educating and supporting children
Team teach certification or equivalent (e.g. MAPA, NAPPI, Secura Care)

Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these childrens lives? Then please apply to be considered for this position 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 the 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.

Posted 32 days ago

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