Student Support Worker

Location
Lancaster, LA2 6AP
Salary / hourly pay rate
£10.70 - £11.95 per hour
Hours Per Week
49
Employment Type
Full time
Contract Type
Permanent
Date posted
Monday 8 January 2024
Closing Date
Wednesday 6 March 2024

Student Support Worker – Residential Services full time, 52 weeks.

Permanent roles, based at Beaumont College Lancaster, Slyne Road, Lancaster, LA2 6AP

Job Overview

Do you have as passion and experience or are interested in supporting students with long term health conditions? Our students love to come to College and enjoy learning. Working directly with students in and around sessions you will provide the care and support they need and rely on to be able to access their learning. Timetabled activities alongside life in a busy student community; no two days are the same.

The students you will support with have long term health conditions, they may be reliant on your for personal care, which we provide with dignity and respect. As Special School Leavers we are committed to enabling our students to be heard, listened to and understood. And in return you will enjoy seeing the students you work with become adults and prepare for busy and fulfilling lives as graduates.

Graduation is a rite of passage, and it reminds of of how far each and every learner has progressed. And there isn’t a dry eye in the house as we recall the journey our amazing young people take.

 

Benefits

- FREE Online 24/7 GP Service for you and your family from a GP who can prescribe 

- Wagestream – where any day can be a payday 

- Refer-a-Friend Scheme - Instantly earn points and cash rewards 

- Sovereign Health Care Plan  

- Canada Life, Group Life Assurance  

- Blue Light Card  

- Blink, our internal communications app  

- Pension scheme  

- Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) 

Job Details

  •  As a student support worker, you will be supporting students in classroom environments, assisting in accessing the community, and participating in activities to help develop life skills together with assisting them with their personal care needs. 
  • You will contribute to creating a nurturing environment where students can lead fulfilling lives, free from fear, and in line with their needs and aspirations. You will be supporting their personal growth by assisting them in maintaining personal hygiene, maximizing their comfort, and fostering their abilities as well as minimising risks. 
  • You will promote and empower students to actively participate in college activities by providing support within college sessions and in the community at large. 
  • Effective communication serves as the cornerstone of our approach. By truly understanding the needs of our students, team members, and the organisation, you will ensure seamless implementation of an agreed care plan. 

About Us

  • At Salutem, we recognise the value and wisdom that come from all stages of life. Join our team to be a part of a community that truly appreciates the richness of age diversity.  
  • We are a Global Top 100 Inspiring Workplace - We celebrate our recent recognition as a top 100 Inspiring Workplace Globally with special recognition for our efforts in communication and employee experience.  
  • Our Competency Framework – You’ll have a transparent path to progress through our career pathways and pay bandings. This means you'll always know exactly what skills and achievements are needed to advance in your career.  
  • We have developed a core and cluster model - We specialise in supporting children and young people who have emotional and behavioural needs, autistic spectrum condition, and physical / learning disabilities with access to education opportunities being at the core of our work.