Behaviour Support Worker

Address:                                 Working across multiple sites (Barrow and Kendal)

Closing Date:                         16th May 2021

Interview Dates:                  WB 14th June 2021 – Depending on COVID status

Start Date:                              September 2021 (Depending on notice period)

Terms:                                      34.5 hours per week, term-time only


Salary Scale:                          Single Status Grade 7 + 90 JWC (Grade 9)

                                                   £22,183 – £28,672 starting on £27,741 (pro-rata)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented person for a support position working across the service.

Our ethos of nurture and support – coupled with high expectations for the whole learning community, continues to drive us towards greater aspirations for all of our learners.

We are always looking to enhance our educational offer and this post will support our, often bespoke, arrangements for students with complex needs and will involve curriculum delivery.

We welcome a discussion about this post prior to application, please contact South Cumbria PRS on 01229 407470.

The PRS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service for further information please see our Safer Recruitment pages

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It is important that you know about the job you are applying for, we are happy to answer any questions you may have either verbally 01229 407470 or by using the contact form.  We would encourage you to visit the centre (COVID permitting) prior to making your application.

For all vacancies advertised, please use the attached application form.  We are unable to accept CV’s but are happy to accept any supporting evidence you wish to submit.

Unfortunately, we cannot shortlist applications which do not demonstrate meeting essential criteria – please check that you meet the criteria as set out in the personal specification for the post.

Your application form will be scrutinised in line with our safer and fair recruitment policy so it is important that you are thorough when completing the form and can explain / evidence any discrepancies i.e. gaps in employment – please see the safer recruitment section for further information.

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