Psychology Graduate Support worker

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Psychology Graduate Support worker

September 2020 roles available for Psychology graduates in Pupil Referral Unit's

Pupil Referral Unit's and Special Needs Schools
Work within Challenging schools in Calderdale 
Challenging Behaviours and Social, emotional and mental health difficulties, Autism and SEND
Young people and children
1:1 support and small group support
Monday to Friday 8:30 – 3:30
Location: Calderdale
September 2020 start
Supply work through Vision for Education
£125 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme (terms and conditions apply)
Temporary to permanent roles available for the right candidate (subject to feedback from schools)
Pay for this Psychology Graduate Support worker role: £65 – £80 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.

***Recent Team Teach training is highly advantageous!***

Vision for Education are currently working with a Pupil Referral Unit's and Special Needs School and we are looking for experienced Psychology Graduate Support workers to come and join our team in Huddersfield to work in PRUs in Halifax.

Experience in the past 2 years working with children, young people or adults is essential for this Psychology Graduate Support worker role through Vision for Education – particularly those vulnerable young people with challenging behaviours!

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.

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 (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

Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £370.

Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

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

How to apply for this Psychology graduate role fro September:

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.