We are looking for passionate Learning Support & Care Assistants to join our team at Guildford College. We are looking for part-time staff and have multiple positions on a fixed-term and casual contract basis, working term time only.
The post holder will be supporting courses which are designed for those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities aged between 16 and 22, to gain more independence, learn life and living skills and progress into a supported living environment.
This will also include providing support for students with severe and complex learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD), and supporting tutors to ensure the delivery of an effective programme of further education, as well as working as part of a co-ordination team. Our leaners are working from pre-entry up to level 1.
The role requires a great deal of flexibility and some manual handling tasks are also intrinsic to this post. Personal care is part of the duties of this role and training will be provided in giving medical care and support.
When submitting your application for this post, please ensure that your CV highlights your relevant skills and experience and in the cover letter/personal statement section of the application form please state why you would be suitable for the role. Please also list your preference for a part-time fixed term or casual contract and any other details of your availability, such as only being available on certain days of the week or shift patterns which may affect your ability to be available.
What do you need to be successful in this role?
This is a challenging role that requires resilience, motivation, initiative and patience.
You will be able to provide support to students with learning disabilities and/or disabilities; some of which are complex. You will have good communication skills to be able to work with tutors to ensure the delivery of an effective programme of further education and to work as part of a co-ordination team.
What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?
At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.
There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth and development by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. We offer a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We also have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability.
Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.
We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.
Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.
Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.
Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.
If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.