Learning Support Worker (Internship), Jigsaw Plus, Surrey

Learning Support Worker (Internship)

Paid Placement £15,269 per annum

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Minimum commitment 6 Months

ROLE SUMMARY:

Jigsaw Plus has opportunities for Learning Support Worker Interns to join our growing team. Working within our brand new ‘Centre for Life Long Learning’ you will be supporting young adults with autism and related disabilities in the attainment of knowledge and skills that will enhance their well-being, independence and social inclusion.

In return, you will receive a comprehensive training and development package, giving you valuable experience in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) as well as the opportunity for promotion and personal development.

This is the perfect role for an individual who enjoys helping others and is looking to build or progress a career in the adult social care and psychology industry.

WHAT CAN YOU ACHIEVE AT JIGSAWPLUS 

  • Nationally Recognised Care Certificate
  • Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Competency Certificate
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Pre Teacher Rank
  • Completion of the UK ABA Education Competence Framework
  • Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) Certification
  • QCF in Health and Social Care
  • Crisis Intervention Training (PROACT-SCIPr UK)

Other training will include:

First Aid, Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Epilepsy, Administering medication, Food and Hand Hygiene and Understanding Autism

HOW WILL YOU HELP OUR ADULT LEARNERS

  • Support participation in social, leisure, educational and employment opportunities, based on the ABA model
  • Encourage and enable learning and development all aspects of daily life
  • Facilitate and support decision making whilst promoting choice, involvement and empowerment.
  • Collect, record and analyse data on learning programmes
  • Complete activity and spending logs

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

Essential:

  • The desire to help others to enjoy learning and develop independence
  • 5 GCSE’s with minimum Grade C/ level 4 or equivalent, including Maths and English Language
  • Experience of working with adults or children with learning or communication difficulties

Desirable:

  • Experience of working with adults or children with autism
  • Care Certificate
  • Driving License

SALARY:

Paid Placement £15,269 per annum

Plus an extensive CPD and benefits package

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm – No shifts or weekend work

Minimum commitment 6 Months

Please note that interview and start dates are flexible.

Closing Date: Friday 4th January 2019

HOW TO APPLY:

To view a detailed job description and to apply for this exciting opportunity, please apply directly with an application form through the Jigsaw careers website at careersatjigsaw.co.uk

If you have any questions or require any further information, please don’t hesitate to contact the HR department on telephone number 01483 273874 or by email careers@jigsawtrust.co.uk

Jigsaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions will require an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and proof of qualifications.