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Skills Builder Training Assistant - v901

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Closing Date:

Training Department, Cramlington

£7.50 p/h

Part Time 30 hpw

24th October 2017

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Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification


Fixed term contract - initial term 1 year with ongoing reviews subject to continued funding.

Are you interested in assisting young people to achieve their goals?

We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated, adaptable and committed member of staff to work within our Skills Builder programme. The programme is part of the Government Study programme for 16-24 year old learners with high and additional needs.

The successful applicant will be required to work flexibly within the team assisting tutors by providing support to learners within lessons. It includes classroom, kitchen, outdoor/indoor horticulture based learning and other practical activities whilst developing learners English/maths. The role requires a range of transferable life skills and involves supervising and guiding small groups and/or individuals to help develop their skills and independence. Administration tasks are involved as record keeping is essential to the programme.

Hours are 30 per week over 4 days (Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri). A willingness to work flexibly is occasionally required.

Empathy with our learner group is essential and experience is preferred in terms of working with people with learning and other disabilities.

Closing Date for applications is 24th October 2017.

Interviews will take place on 1st November 2017.

As a company we offer 28 days annual leave increasing to 33 days (inclusive of 8 Bank Holidays).

The post is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure checks (initial cost met by Azure). We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Azure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you would like to apply:

Email your CV to vacancies @ - quoting ref V901 in the subject bar.

Or contact Dawn Wiles on 01670 733966 at our Cramlington office to be sent an application pack, alternatively call our 24-hour answer phone service on 01670 739246 quoting the reference number V901.

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