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Sessional Learning Support Assistant: Emotional, Behavioural or Mental Health Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Fixed term until June 2018; term time only) (Re-advertisement)

Contract:
VBSS Sessional
Salary:
Upto £8.73 per hour with an additional payment made each month for the annual leave entitlement that is accrued in that month
Closing date:
26/09/2017
Start date:
ASAP

There’s never been a more exciting time to join West Nottinghamshire College Group. West Nottinghamshire College Group has grown from a local college to an international organisation with a reputation for dynamism and success.  The college group is made up of a number of separate companies all with education and training to the very highest level at their heart.  

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Outstanding resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group, VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience.

JOINING OUR JOURNEY

When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (July)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Butterflies Day Nursery (Derby Road)
  • On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will be part of a team that provides a wide range of support services to learners who have Emotional Behavioural or Mental Health Difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

The ideal candidate will be required to work under the guidance of the Co-ordinator: EBD/ASD/MH using the strategies recommend in the Individual Learning and/or Behaviour Plan.  Duties will include liaising with teaching staff, outside agencies, parents/carers and schools.

You are required to have a flexible and professional approach to your work, possessing sound interpersonal and communication skills and a professional approach to your work.

You will need the ability to work as part of a team whilst demonstrating that you can use your own initiative to work independently, without close supervision.

This post is offered on a sessional basis; fixed term; term time only. This post is a flexible contract in order to support specific learners attending the college and in the event that the support hours for these learners reduce, or the learner leaves the college then the contract hours will also be reduced or ended.

The role will require you to embed the companies’ values; working with Professionalism, taking Responsibility for your actions, and giving Respect to clients and colleagues alike.

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Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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