Support Worker (Dedicated) – Performing Arts, Grimsby

A caring, flexible person is required to provide support to young adults with learning difficulties/disabilities, some of whom have complex needs and present challenging behaviours, with all aspects of their College life.

This will include providing support within a residential environment and the provision of personal care in some circumstances. Previous experience of working with people who display challenging behaviour and have learning difficulties/disabilities is essential. Evidence of previous experience supporting learners or working in a Performing Arts setting is also required as the successful applicant will be dedicated to Performing Arts. The hours of work available are mainly daytime, to provide cover in lessons and over lunch. The successful applicant will be required to be flexible in their approach to work to support the needs of the College.

We can offer you:

• 6 weeks pro rata annual leave (inclusive of bank and public holidays) (rising incrementally to 8 weeks pro rata with length of service)
• Full induction programme
• Ongoing training and development (including qualifications in Health and Social Care)
• Opportunities for progression
• Company pension scheme
• Company health and wellbeing benefits package, including health cashback scheme, sick pay insurance, employee assistance helpline and online discounts
• Group life assurance (with a defined benefit of 5x salary)
• Long Service Bonus every 5 years
• Introduction Bonus if you ‘Recommend a Friend’ to work for us
• Free DBS check

If you would like to talk to us about this opportunity, please contact Sarah Coyne on 01472 372316 or via email to sarah.coyne@linkage.org.uk

Vacancy No: EW409
Position: Support Worker (Dedicated) – Performing Arts
Location: Weelsby Campus, Grimsby
Grade & Salary: Grade 3, £7229 per annum
Hours: Part time, 21.75 hours per week, term time only (38wks)
Closing Date: Thursday 23rd March 2017

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