Youth Worker - Schools
£75 - £80 per day
Full Time, 08:30 - 16:00 Monday to Friday
Are you a current or an aspiring Youth Worker who wants to make a difference to the lives of Young People in the Bradford area? If so, this would be the ideal role for you. The pupils that attend this provision are some of the most vulnerable and disaffected in the region. All of the pupils that attend have Social, Emotional and Mental Health Issues as well as some criminal and forensic involvement. The staff that work with these young people need to be fully committed and genuinely passionate about making a real difference to the lives of these young people. If you feel that you meet this criteria and the criteria below, then please do get in touch. This is an immediate start.
Pay £10 - £11 per hour
Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are 6 months minimum experience working with Children with Mental Health issues from deprived backgrounds with challenging behaviour. This is a temporary to permanent position meaning that you would spend the first 12 weeks on supply and then be offered a permanent contract after that. This position will start from September, but could start sooner depending on your availability.
The responsibilities of a Youth Worker at this school are as follows: supporting the class teacher to deliver work in accordance with the national curriculum, supporting the class teacher to manage behaviour, supporting pupils on a one-to-one basis, contributing to record keeping, liaising with parents and multidisciplinary teams and attending school trips/outings.
Alternative Provision in West Bradford that caters for pupils aged between 11-19 that have been removed from mainstream education on a temporary or permanent basis due to their behaviour, mental health issues, safeguarding issues or criminal behaviour. The majority of the pupils at this school have a history of trauma, so the school are looking for people who can demonstrate genuine empathy and patience with their pupils - an understanding or background of working with young people with truama issues would be beneficial but not essential for this role. This provision provides Animal Care and Construction qualifications, so candidates looking to apply have to be comfortable getting messy and involved in these activities.
To be considered for the Youth Worker position, you will:
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.
About Vision for Education
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.
What Vision for Education offer
As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive: