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Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Job type: Contract, Full time

Location: Harrogate

£10 - 11 per hour

Recruiter: Vision for Education

Sector: Education

Job description

Job type: Contract, Full time
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£10 - £11 per hour
Sector: Education

Job title: Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Are you passionate about supporting adults and young people with learning disabilities?

Do you have experience supporting people with autism spectrum disorder?

If you are an experienced Special Needs Teaching Assistant / Support Worker / Care Assistant, then we would love to hear from you!

Immediate Starts Available

The Role:

As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker, you will be supporting students at the college with their daily routine and assisting them to take part in activities which will enhance their sensory skills and help them to gain confidence and new life experiences.

You will work alongside the students to empower them to take steps to change their lives for the better and helping them to learn new skills and carry out tasks and activities as independently as they can.

The College:

The environment in which you will be working is in a College in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

The college caters for students between 16 and 25 with severe learning and physical disabilities, autism and complex needs such as visual impairments and epilepsy.

The aim of the college is to prepare the students for life after college by supporting them with career pathways and employment plans, making friends and learning to live more independently, ultimately aiming to make the aspirations of the students possible and goals a reality.


A minimum of 6 months minimum experience working with children and young people  

Available full time Monday-Friday 08:30-15:30

Have a DBS on the update service or be willing to get one.

Be Team Teach Trained or be willing to attend our 1 day (free) course

Benefits of the role:

Excellent hourly rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).

Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach Training, online webinars and  Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme of up to £125 bonus per referral.

Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.


We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

How to apply:

If you are an ambitious, experienced and committed Learning Disabilities Support Worker who can enthuse, encourage and engage with students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Start your career and change lives by working in Special Education – apply now!

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 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • NE-bound, Royal Hall, Montpellier Road
  • SE-bound, Royal Hall, Parliament Street
  • 32013420, Cheltenham Cres, Cheltenham Crescent
  • E-bound, Cheltenham Crescent, Cheltenham Crescent
  • N-bound, White Hart, Cold Bath Road

 Nearby schools

  • Western Primary School
  • Harrogate Ladies' College
  • Harrogate, St Peter's Church of England Primary School
  • Harrogate, Grove Road Community Primary School
  • Harrogate, Coppice Valley Community Primary School

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