Behaviour Support Officer

DescriptionBehaviour Support Officer
Opportunity for Permanent Contract Next Academic Year
September start but earlier starts will also be considered.
Our Specialist SEN Branch are currently working in partnership with an Independent Specialist School based in Penarth. The school itself offers day and residential placements for students aged 7 – 19.  The students have difficulty learning as a result of their emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.  Autism Spectrum Disorders [ASD] and Asperger's Syndrome.
The School:
The school endeavour to help develop young people’s emotional wellbeing and social skills.  The aim is to develop students to be effective learners so they are able to cope better with the situations they find challenging.  To do this, the school focus on establishing positive and healthy relationships.  They are currently on the look out for a number additional Behaviour Support Officers to start on Yearly contracts from September onwards however, earlier starts will be considered
If you are looking for a permanent contract in a supportive Independent Specialist School then this is the role for you!
This is an ideal opportunity for anyone who is fancying a change in career or if you have a keen interest in behaviour and/or psychology
Having specific experience working with young people who display challenging behaviour and/or learning difficulties is beneficial but no always essential – some of the best Behaviour Support Officers have been those with limited experience but infectious personalities and willingness to make a difference!
The Successful Behaviour Support Officer will have:
A strong sense of humour
Ability to use your initiative in situations that may challenge. 
The ability to work well within a tight-knit team.
Be open to coaching and constructive feedback in order for you to develop your skills.
Have a background in either sports, psychology, mental health, support work, youth work and/or Additional Learning Needs.
So if you are looking for a new opportunity and the security of a permanent contract should it be the right fit for you – then please do get in touch as soon as possible
If you hit the “apply now” and submit your details to our SEN Branch Manager Bethan Kelland she will be eagerly awaiting to support you with your new adventure.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK
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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay
This advert is for a temporary position
In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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