Together Trust Careers

Learning Support Worker

£8,854.00 - £8,854.00 Per Annum
England, North West England, Greater Manchester

Job Title: Learning Support Worker
Hours: 22 hours per week (Term time 37 weeks)
Pay Rate/Salary: £8,854.79 (pro rata rate applied)
Location: Bolton

New year, new job? Better pay, greater team, bigger difference! Join us in making a positive impact into the lives of the young and the adults that we support. Could you be the one to make this change? Always with their care at the heart.

About us

At the Together Trust, our vision is a society where people thrive because they are valued within their communities. For 150 years we’ve been championing and caring for people with disabilities, autism and complex health needs. We provide life-changing support for looked-after children and care-experienced people. Today we’re proud to be one of the North West’s leading disability charities.

As part of your role, your duties will include:

  • Supporting individuals aged 16 – 26 years with complex needs and learning disabilities to access education.
  • Contributing to and maintaining detailed and accurate student records.
  • Working to specific student guidelines as set out in individual Risk Assessments.
  • Ensuring individual support needs are met as directed by the Education and Health Care Plan and Access Arrangements.

Why work for us?

Together we work hard, enjoy our jobs, and support each other. We offer excellent rewards and wellbeing-based benefits:

  • We are proud to be a real living wage employer and offer incremental pay progression
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 27 after 5 years and 30 after 10 years
  • Occupational sick pay and family friendly policies
  • Company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • Comprehensive training and continuing development opportunities
  • Long service awards including cash gifts and extra holiday
  • Mental Health First Aiders offering support from trained colleagues, and free mental health support through Able Futures
  • Support and advice for health, life, money and work through Lifeworks
  • Access to health plans where you can subscribe to claim towards therapy, dental etc. through Simply Health
  • Flexible working and lone working policies
  • Free online classes e.g. yoga and sewing and many more
  • A range of discounts and cycle to work scheme

To be considered for the role, you will need to:

  • Hold a Level 2 or 3 QCF in Health & Social Care – Children or Adults, or willingness to work towards.
  • Possess good communication, and organisational skills.
  • Be able to engage, listen and communicate in a variety of ways and demonstrate emotional resilience.
  • Always reflect our values of being positive, professional, passionate and supportive.
  • Driving licence preferable but not essential (please note if successful you will be required to attend training at our head office in Cheadle, Manchester)

Don’t worry if you don’t have any previous experience! Our excellent training, development and support will make sure you have everything you need to do the very best in your role.

Apply online today, email, or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 8321 for more information.

Together Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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