Learning Support Assistant

Outcomes First Group
13392.00 GBP Annual
12 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Options Higford, a children's autism service, based Near Shifnal in Shropshire, we require Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated Education team.

Set in 28 acres of rolling Shropshire countryside, our Education and Residential facility is within easy reach of Shifnal, Telford, Dudley, Stourbridge, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Cannock, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stone, Stoke and surrounding towns.

Providing Education to children and young people with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and associated difficulties, the role of Learning Support Assistant focuses on developing independent life skills through individually designed programmes.

Skills Required:

  • Experience of working with autistic spectrum disorders and/or challenging behaviour's.
  • Experience of work within an education/residential setting.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication

If you are a dynamic, adaptable and compassionate individual looking for a career as Learning Support Assistant please apply immediately.

In return we offer a salary scale of: GBP13,392 - GBP15,759(depending on experience)

Hours of work:

  • 40 hrs per week (Monday - Friday)
  • Term time only (39 weeks)

We offer career progression, an excellent benefits package to include: Pension, Company Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Retail Discount Packages and onsite free parking.

Options Group and Hillcrest Children's services form part of Outcomes First Group who employ 2000 staff at locations throughout the UK and provide a range of care and education services to children and adults with autism, complex needs and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Due to the breadth of our services we are able to adapt to the needs of the individual at different points in time. This enables us to provide a range of care options within a journey of support for our children, young people and adult and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.

Closing Date: 22nd September 2017

Interview Date: Encounter morning Monday 2nd October, time: 10am -12.30pm

Interviews: Thursday 5th October, times to be confirmed

"Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment"