Learning Coach/Support Worker Ref:3008811

Learning Coach/Support Worker
Vacancy Reference Number:  LCSW23

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract Type: Term time only

Responsible to: SEND Learning Support Coordinator

Job Location:

The main place of work is Greenbank College, Greenbank Lane, Liverpool L17 1AG. All employees are required to be flexible in their approach and would be expected to work at other sites as and when required.

Closing date:

ongoing recruitment

Interview Date:


Job Purpose:

The post holder is responsible for supporting students during education/vocational learning sessions and work placements and for providing on course assistance/support to tutors during sessions. You will also be responsible for some personal care needs including feeding, use of toilet, changing, hoist etc, where this enables access to learning.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Support students during learning sessions/activities and work together with tutors in the delivery of learning opportunities.
Undertake break and lunchtime supervision as required.
To develop a flexible working practice to achieve students identified and agreed learning objectives.
To provide personal care if required to facilitate access to learning.
Liaise with relevant staff across the organisation and relevant external agencies contributing to the student’s individual action plan and agreed learning/work goals.
Take an active role in the student review process supporting the student, tutor and student’s representative in contributing to the learning process.
Responsible for undertaking job task analysis whilst supporting students on work placement and work with students to ensure they can proficiently undertake each element of the job.
Undertake administrative duties, maintain records, monitor and review work in compliance with Greenbank’s quality standards.
Report any issues relating to student progress or additional support requirements to the Line Manager.
Required to work as part of a team, sharing resource development and promoting good practice; attend team and staff meetings as required.
Required to undergo training recommended by the line manager.To comply with all Greenbank’s policies and procedures and quality assurance measures.
Required to carry out other duties as assigned by Greenbank’s senior management team.
This job description is an outline of the main duties of the post. The post holder will be required to undertake other activities related to achieving the organisations objectives, as determined by the line manager with the ongoing development of the organisation.

Additional vacancy details

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

Greenbank College is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in accordance with the statutory guidance from the Department of Education regarding keeping children safe in education.

Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

Closing date
35 hours per week
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