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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.50 - £9.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work with young people with complex needs?

Would you like hours that fit around school times?

Would you like the flexibility to pick and choose when you want to work?

Part time and full time hours are available depending on client demand

If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking for committed learning support workers to assist within schools for children and young people with special educational needs across Southampton.

You provide us with your availability each week, and we can offer you shifts to fit in with this giving you the flexibility to make your own rota!

Your role:

-Supporting an SEN pupil on a 1:1 basis in the classroom

-Providing targeted support outside of the classroom

-Work on differentiated activities with groups of students

-Liaise with the SENCO/Inclusion manager to deliver SEN provision

-Developing social/emotional skills (depending on individual need)

-Working with teachers to monitor progress of pupils

-Accompanying pupils to relevant therapy sessions (depending on individual need)

-Providing hygiene assistance as and when required

You will be / have

-Commitment to working with pupils with special educational needs.

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- Initiative and problem-solving skills.

-The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour.

- Team working skills.

-Organisational skills.

-An observant and responsive approach.

In return we can offer you:

-Free weekly pay runs and holiday pay

-24/7 support from our dedicated team of consultants

-Free online training

-Refer a friend scheme offering up to £250*!

-Flexible working hours to work around you

-Pension Scheme Enrolment

Bulk bookings of shifts can be provided depending on client needs. Contracted roles and permanent roles will be accessible once relationships have been established.

Hours within these role may vary. Short notice shifts may be offered to cover sickness of staff.

Referral Bonus

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.