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LIFE Assistant Practitioner

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/18964
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 9:13 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 18.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £12,390 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Frimley Green

The starting salary for this role is £12,390 per annum based on a 18 working hour week, pro-rata to £24,780.

Are you passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable children?

Would you like to work in a friendly, supportive team to reduce the barriers to learning for pupils with SEND?

We currently have a great opportunity available for a LIFE (Alternative Education Provision) Assistant Practitioner to support young people with Special Educational Needs either one to one or in small groups within formal education sessions and during their breaks and lunch time.

Our students have not been successful in mainstream, Social, Emotional Mental Health (SEMH), Special and/or Short Stay Schools, but are able to thrive in our highly flexible and inclusive provision. The role of the Assistant Practitioner within the LIFE Alternative Education Provision will present an interesting and rewarding opportunity for the right individual to use their knowledge, skills and experience to support young people to learn.

You will work as part of a team to support a full time education provision within the LIFE provision. 

Additionally, the role will support the delivery of life skills and needs based workshops within the programme that encourage young people to harness their potential, improve their skills and motivate them to learn.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience working with students with SEND and/or complex needs
  • Passion to make a positive impact on lives and education of vulnerable young people
  • Positive and creative approach to solving problems

This role is permanent and offered at 18 hours a week. There may be opportunities for additional hours when required. We have also a bank position available. Please choose your preference when completing your application.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Package Description

 

 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 05/12/2021 with interviews to follow.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Jo Heath by e-mail at jo.heath@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application

The Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/18964
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 9:13 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 18.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £12,390 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Frimley Green

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