Jigsaw Trust is a registered charity (Charity No. 1075464) that was established in 1999, firstly with Jigsaw CABAS® School. Today the school has provision for up to 75 pupils aged 4 to 19 years, and has again been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in October 2016. In 2012, the trust expanded to include JigsawPlus a Centre for Lifelong Learning delivering a range of specialist day services to include adults.
Jigsaw Plus has opportunities for Learning Support Worker Interns to join our growing team. Working within our brand new ‘Centre for Life Long Learning’ you will be supporting young adults with autism and related disabilities in the attainment of knowledge and skills that will enhance their well-being, independence and social inclusion.
In return, you will receive a comprehensive training and development package, giving you valuable experience in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) as well as the opportunity for promotion and personal development.
This is the perfect role for an individual who enjoys helping others and is looking to build or progress a career in the adult social care and psychology industry.
WHAT CAN YOU ACHIEVE AT JIGSAWPLUS
Other training will include:
First Aid, Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Epilepsy, Administering medication, Food and Hand Hygiene and Understanding Autism
HOW WILL YOU HELP OUR ADULT LEARNERS
Starting salary is £16,010 per annum (increasing to £17,000) plus a comprehensive benefits and CPD package.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
- The desire to help others to enjoy learning and develop independence
- 5 GCSE’s with minimum Grade C/ level 4 or equivalent, including Maths and English Language
- Experience of working with adults or children with learning or communication difficulties
- Experience of working with adults or children with autism
- Care Certificate
- Driving License