Behavioural Support Assistant.

Location Slough
Discipline: Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
Job type: Full Time
Salary: ££90 - £95 per day, Benefits: PAYE & Holiday Pay
Contact name: Lauren Overbeek

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Job ref: LO-89
Published: 9 days ago
Startdate: 2024-06-04
Are you a compassionate and dedicated support worker with a passion for working with children and young people? We are seeking a behavioural support worker to join our team at a specialist school in Slough.
This role involves working with students who have challenging and complex Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. The successful candidate will then work as part of a multidisciplinary team in order to help students overcome the barrier to learning and re-engage with education.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist class teachers in developing and implementing individualised education plans (IEPs) to re-engage students in their learning.
  • Motivate students to engage in their education who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and dysregulated emotions.
  • Observe, Identify and address barriers to education with teachers and therapists.
  • Provide practical emotional and educational support that promotes self-confidence and a motivation to learn.
  • Ability to remain calm in challenging situations while also maintaining a safe environment for all students.
  • Make use of strategies to manage and support learners in regulating their emotions in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Relevant experience working with vulnerable young people in a support/mentor capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Relevant qualifications are desired but not required.
  • An enhanced DBS check
  • Up to date safeguarding training.
Pay: £95.00 per day PAYE & Holiday Pay
All applicants will need to provide the relevant qualifications for this role as well as the right to work in the UK. We at Supply hive are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. And so, we do undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE.