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Youth/ Support Worker

Teaching Personnel

£10.20 - £14.20 Per Hour


Temporary | Full Time



Youth/ Support Worker

  • Experienced Youth or Community Support Worker required to work in a Pupil Referral Unit
  • Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social and mental health of young people required
  • Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting essential

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit an experienced Youth/ Support Worker for employment in a specialist school based in Blackburn for children with SEMH and Autism. The post is to ideally as soon as possible on a full-time basis (8.45am-3.30pm), you will be required to work during term time, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff. The school provides support for pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across ranging KS1-KS4, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications.

You will have strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people.

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • End date: Ongoing basis
  • Full-time (Mon-Fri, 8.45am-3.30pm)
  • Blackburn based

So what are the benefits of working in schools through Teaching Personnel?

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for the above role, please contact Charlotte!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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