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Support Worker - Forest School

  • Location:

    Highbridge, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Support Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £8.45 per hour + 1 Year Induction Scheme & Career Progression

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Support Worker - NEW Forest School
£8.45 per hour / Full Time - 37.5 hours
Nr Highbridge, Somerset

We are looking for a Support Worker who has a background in working with challenging behaviours and supporting people with autism, combined with a love for the great outdoors!

This new and exciting role includes a comprehensive induction, you will also get the opportunity to extend your training in the concept of Forest School. If you love working outdoors in all weathers, and able to deliver outcome focused sessions we would love to hear from you!

All residents are encouraged to personalise and take ownership; the atmosphere reflects this and promotes a happy, healthy and enthusiastic ambience.

- 6 months + experience supporting individuals with complex needs and Autism
- The ability to deliver outcome focused sessions
- A love for the outdoors combined with the ability to motivate and embrace the outdoors and the concept of forest school
- Car Drivers essential
- Due to safeguarding applicants must be 18+

The Benefits
33 days annual leave (pro rata)
Industry leading induction, training and development programme
Career progression opportunities
Employer Contribution Pension scheme
Autism specific reflective practice profession support
Behavioural support training
24-hour access to online training
Flexible shifts - weekdays, evenings and weekends
Online staff discount scheme for a range of companies and retailers
Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme

Recruitment / Interview days will be held throughout the course of March! To express your interest please click "Apply Online". Or if you have further questions about the role and wish to talk further please contact Lyndsay Burder.

We currently have a number of social care; in addition to this vacancy ... so if this isn't quite what you are looking for please feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements further - ranging from full and part time; contract; permanent. If you feel any of the above is of interest to you, please contact me for an informal chat,

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