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PRU Outreach Worker

PRU Outreach Worker

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for experienced community outreach workers for several roles at a Plymouth based Pupil Referral Unit.

Hours – Monday to Thursday 8:30am – 3:30pm & Friday 8:30am – 3:00pm

The unit provides educational support to several students dealing with social and emotional mental health (SEMH) on a 1:1 basis around the community. These students are referred to the unit and require additional support to continue their learning journey. The students have usually been removed from mainstream schools but are expected to continue with their studies with the aim of achieving GCSE's or equivalent qualifications, but this could just be getting back into mainstream education

Your role as an outreach worker will include:
Supporting the student to achieve both personal and educational goals.
Discuss options available to them when leaving education
Promete social and emotional awareness along with independence.
As an outreach worker you will be expected to:
Manage challenging behaviour in a proactive manner rather than a reactive manner.
Report and record any safeguarding concerns or behavioural challenges.
Support the individual to gain confidence within themselves.
Experience working in a PRU or young offenders’ environment and supporting young people who present challenging behaviours is essential as this is a very tough environment. You must be very resilient and be able to react positively and effective to difficult behaviour. You should have experience within a classroom setting and be able to build and maintain strong, professional relationships to ensure the progression of the student.

What we can offer you:

A dedicated Consultant who will support you through the registration process and through bookings
WEEKLY pay - we process your pay via PAYE - we do not charge you to process your pay
CPD Academy- free or heavily discounted training courses to support your career progression
Candidate App- a platform where you can view and amend all your details, you can view new bookings, you can view and amend existing bookings
Refer a friend! - get £50 for every person you refer
To work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £38 plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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