Learning Support Worker (Facilitator)

£17504.53 FTE / £9.10 per hour rising to £18,379.76 FTE / £9.56 per hour
Role type:
Term-Time Only, Part Time
16-40 hrs / 39 weeks (FTE hours 44 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)
Contract type:
Term-time only
Mamhilad, Wales
Closing Date:
Job Details:

National Star College is a specialist further education college for young adults aged 16-25 years with complex physical and learning disabilities.  Our staff team is a community of people dedicated to supporting our students to achieve their aspirations.

We have just agreed a salary increase of 5% across all our jobs from January 2022 to recognise the commitment and dedication of our staff.

All new staff joining National Star will also be eligible to receive a welcome bonus of up to £250 (pro-rata) upon successful completion of their probation.

National Star in Wales are recruiting person centred, dynamic people to support our students who have physical and learning disabilities at our college in Mamhilad (Nr. Pontypool)

As a Care and Support Facilitator you will work with our day students supporting them with their individual journeys at National Star. You will be supporting students with their learning programmes, personal care, therapy programmes and work experience.

National Star has a fantastic multi-disciplinary team approach where you will work with tutors, physiotherapist, speech & language therapist, occupational therapist and emotional well-being practitioner, as well as the support staff in the Facilitator team.

We are looking for people who are motivated to support young adults with disabilities and learning difficulties and able to use their initiative and demonstrate a positive attitude towards the aspirations of our students.

Experience of working with people with disabilities or learning difficulties and a relevant qualification is desirable however applications will be considered from applicants with no previous experience but who can demonstrate the potential to develop in the role.

Excellent induction and ongoing training will be provided along with other staff benefits.

The salary for this role is £17504.53 FTE / £9.10 per hour rising to £18,379.76 FTE / £9.56 per hour from January 2022

If you are interested in joining our team, please use the link to complete your application.  For further information, visit our website https://jobs.nationalstar.org/vacancies/ or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 ext 3203.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email hr.test@3dmarcomms.com

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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