Support Officer ALS

Oldham College

  • £21,452-£22,279
  • Oldham / North West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job description

We are looking for:

ALS Support Officer

Salary: £21,452 – £22,729 Per Annum 


The Role: 

You will provide a full range of support for students with complex needs, enabling them to access the full College provision.

Assist in the preparation of materials, equipment and asssistive technology. 

Administer medication and carry out routines and techniques appropriate to stated needs of the individual.

Promote inclusive learning experiences throughout the College. 

Develop ways of assisting students to communicate effectively and appropriately to ensure their views are able to be understood.     

Stephanie Firth, Head of Additional Learning Support, says “our award winning ALS department is looking for dedicated SEND professionals to come and join the team. As a Support Officer will have far reaching effects therefore we are looking for someone who is really looking for a chance to make a difference and go the extra mile to ensure our amazing SEND students get the support they need to thrive in this fully inclusive environment.”


Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon


Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

If your application is successful, your personal data maybe used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

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