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Learning & Behaviour Specialist - EXPIRED

Job Title Learning & Behaviour Specialist - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location Barnet, Hertfordshire
Salary £18107 - £18839 per annum
Job Published 04 Nov 2014
REF J49639PA
Contact Name TPP Social Care & Housing
Contact Email socialcare@tpp.co.uk

Job Description - EXPIRED

Learning & Behaviour Specialist- circa £18,000

A specialist further education provision for learners with complex Autism based in North London are recruiting for Learning and Behaviour Specialists to expand their growing team delivering high quality learning to young adults with autism to enable them to pursue their ambitions into accessing further education, work and leisure in a range of environments.

There are both full time (37.5hrs a week) and part time (26hrs a week) positions available on a permanent basis.

The main responsibilities of the Learning and Behaviour Specialist will be:
To support learners to achieve the person-centred outcomes outlined in their individualised study programme.
This support will utilise evidence-based best practice and knowledge of autism.
Support will be provided to access further education settings, supported employment opportunities, social enterprises, leisure activities and home and community-based learning opportunities
To be responsible for safeguarding learners and reporting any concerns as per organisational policy and procedure
To provide excellent personal care support in line with organisational policy and approved support plans and guidelines. This may include support with toileting, the administration of medication, mealtime support etc.
Where key working responsibilities have been allocated, to ensure that learners' folders are kept valid and all documents reviewed as per agreed timelines.
Where directed, to produce and organise appropriate learning materials and resources

It is essential that the Learning and Behaviour Specialist will have:
Knowledge and demonstrable experience of working with young adults with autism/SEN
Demonstrable interest in and knowledge of autism
Experience of managing challenging behaviour
Demonstrable experience of the provision of high-quality person-centred support
The physical and emotional resilience to work with young adults with autism who may have behaviours that challenge (candidates' physical fitness levels will be tested during recruitment)
Willing to support and participate actively in community-based activities such as walking, swimming, cycling, gardening, catering
Willing to learn and commit to the principles of behavioural approaches such as ABA or PBS

To apply for the Learning and Behaviour Specialist role please send your CV to the Education team quoting reference number J49639KP.TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

TPP Not for Profit was voted Best Recruitment Agency 2014 at the IoF PIFAs.

Ref: EXPIRED - J49639PA | Published: 04th Nov 2014