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Education Health Needs Team Specialist Support Worker – 1 post - full time (40 weeks per year) - permanent

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Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
29/09/2020 23:59
Grade 6 £21,748 - £24,491 pro-rata
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Closing date:
29 Sep

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Children and Young Peoples Services
Education Health Needs (EHN) Team
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/20/294
Education Health Needs Team Specialist Support Worker – 1 post - full time (40 weeks per year) - permanent

Salary: Grade 6 £21,748 - £24,491 pro-rata

We are seeking a Specialist Support Worker for pupils experiencing illness or disrupted education.

Have you recently worked as a teaching assistant in a school? We wish to appoint a permanent, Specialist Support Worker to the Education Health Needs (EHN) team.

The postholder will offer short-term support to pupils learning in an EHN base. A minority of pupils may also have special educational needs or a medical condition.

The postholder will support engagement and raising academic achievement. You will work across all key stages but mostly in secondary. Home school liaison and occasional home visits are integral to the post.

The EHN team promotes inclusion and equality of opportunity. This post is an excellent opportunity to join a small, high functioning team to focus on supporting pupils.

This peripatetic post requires independent travel to fulfil the duties of the post for which car mileage is paid. Within the work, there is a strong focus on safeguarding and reducing inequalities.

Do you have experience of supporting children’s educational achievement? Can you assist settling pupils of all ages into their new school? Do you have a genuine commitment to Inclusion? If so, we would welcome your application.

Required qualifications: BTEC Diploma in childhood studies, Cache NVQ level 3 in relevant area, A level or equivalents

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Louise Campbell on 03000 267768

It is anticipated that shortlisting will happen on 30th September and interviews, via Microsoft Teams will be held on 9 October 2020.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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