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Bank Learner Support Assistant

Care First
  • Great Barr, Birmingham
  • Bank
Salary: £11.50 per hour
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-3.30pm
Closing date: Tuesday, 30th November -0001
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Full Job Description

At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing the things you love!

Become a Bank Learner Support Assistant at Care First Ltd part of Outcomes First Group and start working towards yours.

  • £11.50 per hour 
  • 27.5 hours per week, 9.30am-3.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Bank
  • Full UK driving licence and access to vehicle 

As a Bank Learner Support Assistant, you will work for the Hub Manager and Deputy Hub Manager and provide learning and development opportunities to young adults and adults from 16 years to 25+ years old who may have physical disabilities, personal care needs, profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism, moderate learning difficulty and some challenging behaviours.

You will work as part of a growing team of Learner Support Assistants within an exciting expansion programme. As part of your role, you will be required to provide support with personal care needs e.g. toileting support and may be required to escort students.

Everything that we do is based on thoroughly understanding the needs of our students and how we can best support them in achieving positive outcomes.

Our approach is caring, positive and adaptable, and is underpinned by a thorough theoretical knowledge. Our staff come from relevant educational and therapeutic backgrounds and have extensive experience of supporting adults with complex needs.

Applicants to work across sites based in North Birmingham, South Birmingham, Walsall, Tamworth. Shifts to be allocated week in advance from head office. must be able to drive to cover all locations. additional escorting hours may be available to bring learners into the services. Be able to work with a variety of additional needs, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Behaviors, Complex health needs.

The opportunity

Enjoy a rewarding career and make a real impact. Join an amazing team making our services supportive, enriching places where vulnerable young adults and adults can achieve far more than they ever expected.

As a Bank Learner Support Assistant you will connect directly with the brilliant young adults and adults we care for, helping to make sure they get the very best from their education. Each individual has so much potential, and they will rely on you to guide their learning journeys.

Who we are looking for

Experience working with complex needs is preferable, but if you are eager to help vulnerable young adults and adults to live happy, fulfilling lives, this is the role for you. We will provide you with full training and development to succeed within your role.

You will be adaptable and ready to work in a variety of classroom roles, both indoors and outside according to individual need. Taking a responsive and caring approach, you may be running classroom activities, leading outdoor experiences or supervising children as they explore further afield.

Our services are built on great teamwork and mutual support. If you enjoy working as part of a dedicated team, sharing knowledge, experience and learning, simply fill in our safeguarding-compliant application form and a member of our team will be in touch.

Applicants will be escorting of our adults to and from our provision will be required, paid as overtime.

Desirable

Knowledge of medication administration, personal care, diabetes and epilepsy would be an advantage. 

Why join us?

  • We are a values-driven organisation that puts people first
  • Develop great experience and skills 
  • We build our bonds through a great social events calendar
  • Our Your Wellbeing Matters initiative provides total support
  • Flexible working hours to suit your needs!

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

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A great company to work for

Wherever you work – whether in a city location or one of our more rural settings – you’ll be part of one dynamic family, aiming high and dreaming big, and helping the people we work with achieve their own personal goals

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