Youth Support Worker

Northamptonshire, NN2 Jessica Besnard
All/Full Time £450.00 - £550.00

Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for an enthusiastic Youth Support Worker to provide 1:1 assistances and work is small groups in a local school!

Simply Education are looking for a Youth Support Worker to join our Northamptonshire team to help students and young adults thrive, develop and improve. As a Youth support Worker, you will be assisting students settling into school that might find this challenging, as well as supporting emotional, social and behaviour challenges. Within your role as a Youth Support Worker you will be supporting a lot of students with trauma and different learning difficulties that they find challenging.

Key Responsibilities of a Youth support Worker:

- Providing in-class support including behaviour modelling, social skills facilitation and modifying instructions/activities.

- Implementing tailored interventions to develop the child's emotional regulation, interaction skills and self-esteem.

- Encouraging participation in classroom tasks and relationships using positive reinforcement techniques.

- Supporting independence through use of visual aids, prompts and scaffolding.

- Accompanying the pupil during unstructured times such as lunch/break times.

- Liaising with the teacher, SENCO and other professionals about the child's needs and progress.

- Maintaining observational records to inform multi-disciplinary teamwork.

The ideal Youth Support Worker will be patient, empathetic and resilient with a knowledge of behavioural strategies and SEND. Strong communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure are essential.

Salary : £90 - 110 a day

Contract : Daily Cover / Long Term Roles Available

Hours : 8:30 till 4:30 - Monday to Friday

The benefits of working with Simply Education:

- 24 hour access to the SEN consultant

- No or minimal timesheets

- A range of specialist provisions in Northamptonshire, Daventry and Warwickshire

- FREE CPD Training including (SEND specific)

The successful candidate will be required to:

- Subject to two years of satisfactory references

- An Enhanced DBS check

This is a full-time position that makes a real difference in the lives of students. If you want to empower amazing young minds, apply today! Don't miss out on joining one of Northamptonshire's outstanding SEN team! Get in touch with Simply Education today to explore current vacancies in more details and take the next step. I look forward to helping you progress in your SEN career!

If you are interested in the role please contact Jess our experienced SEND consultant who can help you with more details on 01604 372 495 or email your CV to

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