Psychology Graduate Support worker in Halifax

Job description

Psychology Graduate Support worker

Location: Calderdale

March 2021 start

Supply work through Vision for Education

Pay for this Psychology Graduate Support worker role: £70 - £85 per day - Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum required is at least 6 weeks voluntary or paid work with children, young people or adults and a psychology degree completed or in progress. Vision need to be able to obtain recent, relevant references.

The School

The schools cater for students with challenging behaviour, EBD, SEMH and autism. They are all well equipped with good facilities and resources, which the staff make full use of to offer the best level of support to students. It is vital to the school that a positive learning environment is created, where both the students and the staff enjoy learning and where there are opportunities for pupils to progress.

The Role

You will be expected to work within a small class to medium class. There will be the correct ratio of staff to each class enabling all pupils to receive the right amount of care and support. Responsibilities for this Psychology Graduate Support worker include: managing pupils' behaviour, ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.

Key skills and experience needed for this Psychology Graduate Support worker role:

Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools or Pupil Referral Units.
Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour.
SEN experience is essential or working with children, young people or adults
One to one and small group work.
Professional manner.
Enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach.
Why Vision for Education:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 

Guaranteed pay scheme (to commence when schools re-open, 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, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package. 
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. 
How to apply:

Please get in touch with our friendly and helpful SEND team in Huddersfield today for more information on this role or to apply send your CV.

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.

Role: Psychology Graduate Support worker
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire,

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Extra information

Education Level
Working hours per week
4 - 40
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
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