Outreach Support Worker
Harrow, Greater London, England
£18,000.00 to £19,000.00 per year
Unspecified (Full time)
Salary: £18k - 19k per year
Reference: BXB SENOSW155218
Outreach Support Worker
Location: London Borough of Harrow
Salary: £18,000 - £19,000
Start date: October 2021- ASAP!
Hours: hours a week (including weekends)
Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are previous experience working in the chosen field.
We are recruiting for a Children’s Outreach Support Worker to support children and young people with learning disabilities and complex needs to enjoy mainstream activities in the community.
Please ensure that you can commit to a long-term position before applying.
The successful Support Worker will be able to …
Care for children and young people with high support needs including challenging behaviours.
Be flexible – you will be working in the community, the support centre, or family home.
Ensure all the individual needs of children and young people are met.
Make safeguarding children your ultimate priority.
Liaise with families and attend meetings – upkeeping good communication with parents
Tend to 1:1 activities such as personal care, cooking and cleaning, attending appointments, college and work
Inspire children and young people to achieve their ambitions.
Identify, set up and attend group activities of shared interest and build meaningful, enjoyable friendships.
DBS on the Update System
Experience of supporting on 1:1 or group-based situations with children or young people
Excellent communication skills and ability to take initiative
Ability to complete written work and use computer systems including MS Word and Outlook
Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.
About Smart Teachers
Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.
What Smart Teachers offer
As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive:
Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply
If you are enthusiastic, passionate and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.
Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact our SEND team on######### and quote job reference BXB SENOSW155218
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.