Support Workers for Learners With Learning Disabilities, Difficulties and Differences

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Subject Area:
Special Needs
West Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£16,771 Per Annum (Pro-Rata for Part Time/ Term Time)
7th Jan 2019
Start Date:
South Staffordshire College
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We are looking for highly motivated and inspirational individuals to join our staff team at Futures@SouthStaffs College.

Our purpose-built specialist facility is based on the Rodbaston campus at South Staffordshire College and provides a high quality, fully inclusive learning environment for learners with complex learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

Due to our growing learner numbers we wish to recruit additional enthusiastic and motivated support staff who can work effectively and imaginatively to provide first class learning experiences for our learners and assist with their preparation to adulthood. We wish to recruit and develop a highly skilled staff team that will work effectively and imaginatively to inspire our learners.

Our provision centres on delivering wholly personalised study programmes which are designed to support each one of our learners to achieve the best possible outcomes. You need to be a strong team player with a real desire to help young adults with learning difficulties to realise their potential - experience of working in a range of settings with learners with learning disabilities, knowledge of the SEND reforms and the Education Health Care Plans process will ensure that we are recruiting only the very best individuals to our team. Our new team members will need to be trained on all the above.
In addition, due to the complex needs of our learners, there is a requirement for you to undertake personal care duties, administering of medications and feeding as required. Personal care rooms with hoists are available for this purpose. The ability to subscribe to the practice of “total communication” will be an advantage.

Closing date: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Interview date: TBC

For an application pack please email your details quoting the post reference number to: or go to to download an application form and job description.

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references

Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44.00

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South Staffordshire College
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