Alternative Provision Intervention Worker

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Posted on Jun 11, 2024 by CV-Library
Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom
Education
Immediate Start
£20.9k - £20.9k Annual
Full-Time
Running Deer C.I.C.
Location: Totnes, Devon
About Running Deer
Running Deer is a not for profit organisation based on Dartmoor, which supports adults and children with learning and mental health difficulties, disabilities, and those not in education, employment, or training.
We provide access to education, training, volunteering, life skills opportunities, and work experience through a variety of community projects.
These projects include the provision of a registered independent school and intervention programme, including Creative Interventions our alternative provision.
Running Deer School provides small, specialist, high-support education provision for local education authorities.
Our Alternative Provision balances therapeutic trauma-informed support with flexible educational experiences teaching children in a variety of environments including the outdoors.
Job Description
A typical day will be spent working one-to-one with young people . . .
• Supporting children in our setting who are finding it challenging to access mainstream educational provision.
• Delivering high-quality child-centred Alternative Provision.
• Providing structure, support transition and support educational outcomes for children.
• Utilising the benefits of biophilia, accessing the outdoors to build resilience, self-esteem and develop emotional literacy.
• Providing therapeutic interventions to support emotional wellbeing.
• Listening to young people.
• Providing an opportunity to build trusting relationships with an emotionally available adult.
• Participating in the active safeguarding of our users, clients, and staff; working with colleagues, and external agencies to keep children and young people safe,
• Working in cooperation with our senior members of staff.
Person Specification
You must:
• Be adaptable, display initiative, and be able to work independently; we value creativity and unique thinking,
• Be passionate to support and facilitate change and care of young people’s experiences,
• Demonstrate their ability to work and plan cooperatively,
• Have excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills,
• Be committed to continuing professional development,
• Be comfortable working with children and young people with additional physical, emotional, developmental, or mental health needs,
• Be able to approach their role empathetically and without prejudice while maintaining professional distance and neutrality.
Requirements Essential skills and qualifications:
• Excellent core skills (Maths and English).
• Level 3 or higher qualifications (A-level or equivalent).
• A demonstrable understanding of information technology, including word processing.
• Experience in youth work, education, or community development in a sector with a focus on children and young people with special educational needs.
• Ability to travel according to the needs of the job, with reasonable adjustments, if required, according to the Disability Discrimination Ac
Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which will include a check against the Children’s Barred List. References will be taken up
Things to consider:
You will need to be able to work with children and young people who may display aggressive or non-compliant behaviour in a sensitive but firm way, while at all times ensuring that they are kept safe and well.
The majority of the work associated with this role will be outdoors, and you will work in inclement weather. This role can be physically demanding, and includes walking and hiking on inclined and slippery ground, heavy lifting and carrying, and the use of hand tools.
Closing Date: 10th July 2024

Reference: 221804382

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Alternative Provision Intervention Worker

CV-Library

Posted on Jun 11, 2024 by CV-Library

Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom
Education
Immediate Start
£20.9k - £20.9k Annual
Full-Time
Running Deer C.I.C.
Location: Totnes, Devon
About Running Deer
Running Deer is a not for profit organisation based on Dartmoor, which supports adults and children with learning and mental health difficulties, disabilities, and those not in education, employment, or training.
We provide access to education, training, volunteering, life skills opportunities, and work experience through a variety of community projects.
These projects include the provision of a registered independent school and intervention programme, including Creative Interventions our alternative provision.
Running Deer School provides small, specialist, high-support education provision for local education authorities.
Our Alternative Provision balances therapeutic trauma-informed support with flexible educational experiences teaching children in a variety of environments including the outdoors.
Job Description
A typical day will be spent working one-to-one with young people . . .
• Supporting children in our setting who are finding it challenging to access mainstream educational provision.
• Delivering high-quality child-centred Alternative Provision.
• Providing structure, support transition and support educational outcomes for children.
• Utilising the benefits of biophilia, accessing the outdoors to build resilience, self-esteem and develop emotional literacy.
• Providing therapeutic interventions to support emotional wellbeing.
• Listening to young people.
• Providing an opportunity to build trusting relationships with an emotionally available adult.
• Participating in the active safeguarding of our users, clients, and staff; working with colleagues, and external agencies to keep children and young people safe,
• Working in cooperation with our senior members of staff.
Person Specification
You must:
• Be adaptable, display initiative, and be able to work independently; we value creativity and unique thinking,
• Be passionate to support and facilitate change and care of young people’s experiences,
• Demonstrate their ability to work and plan cooperatively,
• Have excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills,
• Be committed to continuing professional development,
• Be comfortable working with children and young people with additional physical, emotional, developmental, or mental health needs,
• Be able to approach their role empathetically and without prejudice while maintaining professional distance and neutrality.
Requirements Essential skills and qualifications:
• Excellent core skills (Maths and English).
• Level 3 or higher qualifications (A-level or equivalent).
• A demonstrable understanding of information technology, including word processing.
• Experience in youth work, education, or community development in a sector with a focus on children and young people with special educational needs.
• Ability to travel according to the needs of the job, with reasonable adjustments, if required, according to the Disability Discrimination Ac
Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which will include a check against the Children’s Barred List. References will be taken up
Things to consider:
You will need to be able to work with children and young people who may display aggressive or non-compliant behaviour in a sensitive but firm way, while at all times ensuring that they are kept safe and well.
The majority of the work associated with this role will be outdoors, and you will work in inclement weather. This role can be physically demanding, and includes walking and hiking on inclined and slippery ground, heavy lifting and carrying, and the use of hand tools.
Closing Date: 10th July 2024

Reference: 221804382

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