Complex Care Learning Support Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 3103
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £24,768
  • Sector: Education & Childcare, Social Care & Nursing
  • Job Type: Term Time
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

About The Role

**Please note that this vacancy requires the successful candidate to work 35 hours per week, 38 weeks during term time and the salary will be £17,074 pro rata per annum.

A holiday payment of £2,474 will be paid equally in your twelve monthly salary payments in addition to the pro rata salary above.**

EKC Group are seeking a Complex Care Learning Support Practitioner to join our team at Canterbury College. As a Complex Care Learning Support Practitioner you will support students, who require assistance with complex health care needs and have a learning support need, to undertake a range of programmes and/or qualifications.  The majority of the students you will be working with will accessing our sensory curriculum of learning.  
To work as a member of a team to support students in small groups or 1:1 in the classroom/workshop or community setting. 
Working at EKC Group is extremely rewarding with excellent benefits
  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement 
  • Access to 100's of online discounts via our Rewards Scheme (Inc. Restaurant, Grocery, Retail, Gym, Holidays)
  • Access to cycle to work, car leasing and tech purchasing schemes
  • Generous pension scheme - 18% employer contribution
  • Being part of a company with a Eco-Sustainability focus of being Net-Zero
  • Time off for your child's first day at school, moving home and for interviews
  • My 10 Days initiative - bid for up-to 10 days off work to pursue voluntary work
  • Being part of Community Days and Annual Staff Celebration Day

About You

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic SEN Learning Support Practitioner to support our FE students with Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).

You will be passionate about supporting students with a complex and high level of need. Ideally, if you have experience with working alongside individuals who have Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties, including Global Development Delay, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Rare Diseases or Sensory Impairments we would like to hear from you.

You will have strong communication skills, an understanding of behaviour management, have a passion to inspire students to be active in learning, and work well under pressure.

A background of either health & social care or special education needs is desirable

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