Learning Support Practitioner

Posted 13 May by The Aurora Group

Learning Support Practitioner
Location: Minehead, Somerset
Salary: £17077 - £18720
Hours: Full time (48.11 weeks per year)

Foxes Academy
Foxes Academy is an Ofsted outstanding specialist college for young adults with learning disabilities (18-25 years old). We offer training in independent life skills, plus the opportunity to learn catering skills in Foxes Hotel. The happiness, well-being and success of our learners is at the centre of everything we do.

The Role:
As one of our Learning Support Practitioners your role will be to assist our students in Residential Houses and Foxes Hotel to help achieve our mission which is to equip young adults with learning disabilities to find sustainable employment in the hospitality sector and to live independently.

Foxes is a very special place. We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully shape their own futures.

Although previous experience is desirable, not essentialsuccessful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Organisation and flexibility
  • Highest ambitions for our learners, the Academy and yourself.
  • Calm and professional manner.

What’s on offer:

  • Full training and continued support
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Perk box
  • Free parking

Shift Pattern
There are a variety of shifts including weekends, evenings and sleep-ins which would require complete flexibility as this can consist of shift patterns between 7am-10.30pm (days) and 10pm-7am (Sleep ins) 

Want to Apply?
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Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check. 

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

Reference: 40350313

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