More about the role:
We are looking for someone with significant school experience to join our committed and experienced Team who has the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people within Central Bedfordshire. Our Website www.jigsawcentre.co.uk will provide you with further details about the way in which the Jigsaw Team work and how we make a difference.
You will take a key role in supporting Vulnerable pupils at the Jigsaw Centre and help develop bespoke packages of support to meet individual needs, your role will be to support school staff with the implementation of strategies and provide ongoing support to ensure schools are providing consistent positive behavioural support of pupils with SEMH. As such you will be required to work with individual pupils on both a 1:1 and group work basis, liaise with school colleagues, other professionals from a variety of backgrounds as well as parents and carers.
You will have strengths in communication, both verbal and written, be resilient, calm, composed, flexible in approach and have the ability to manage challenging behaviour in school. As such we are looking for someone who can relate well to all students and who will make a positive contribution to the team. In order for us to make you fully compliant for work you must hold a enhanced DBS on the update service, or be willing to obtain one along with providing 2 references to cover the last 2 years of employment.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.
Applicants should write a comprehensive covering letter that addresses both the essential and desired criteria for the job
Should you wish to discuss the job role in further detail or want to arrange a visit to the Jigsaw Centre, please contact Jan Redding, Team Leader or Sue Salisbury on Jan.firstname.lastname@example.org – 0300 300 4659 or email@example.com – 0300 300 4683
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0300 300 8000
Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx