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Behaviour Support Worker
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/17836
  • Published: Tue 05/10/2021, 8:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 21.6 hours per week
  • Salary: £16,794.60 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Leatherhead

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Behaviour Support Worker

The starting salary for this position is £16,794.60 per annum based on a 21.60 hour working week, pro-rata to £27,991.

This position is offered as a 12 month secondment or fixed term opportunity.

CCISS (Children’s Intensive Support Service) have an exciting opportunity to offer!

We are looking for someone to join us for three days a week for one year as a development opportunity to build knowledge, experience and skills in supporting children, young people and their families who have Autism, a learning disabilities and behaviours of concern.

We are a person centred, highly motivated and innovative team working with children and young people from 4-18 years old who have a learning disability and/or Autism with behaviours of concern, to prevent family or placement breakdown. All our work is underpinned by the positive behaviour support framework and an understanding that all behaviours are a form of communication.

We work from 2pm to 10pm Monday – Friday and from 9am to 5pm on Saturdays.

The role includes:

  • Assessing children’s behavioural functions
  • Identify appropriate strategies/environmental changes to be implemented to reduce behaviours of concern
  • Identify on-going/long term support needs
  • Visiting family homes to offer hands on support
  • Observations in the home and in school setting when appropriate
  • Be on call to respond to any “crisis” situations in the community

We will provide coaching in Positive behaviour support and identify any further training needs to meet the requirements of the role.

We would really like to hear from you if this position is of interest.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 17.10.2021 with interviews to follow.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Andrea Willox by e-mail at andrea.willox@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time), a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.