Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Rewarding opportunity to enhance the lives of children and young people with disabilities by providing positive activities in the community and making meaningful changes to their behaviour

This would be an ideal position for staff currently working in schools as the hours are after-school, weekends and school holidays.

  • Permanent contracts available.
  • Possibility of additional work with other PACE projects
  • Typically 6 hours per week (2x after school sessions or 1 day over the weekend)
  • £13.81 per hour plus Annual leave entitlement

Job Title: Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Salary Scale: £13.81 per hour

Contract Term:  Permanent variable hours contract guaranteeing a minimum of 2 hours per week.

Location: Sessions will be delivered in the local community or occasionally in the child’s home. 

Hours: Sessions will take place on a regular basis dependent on needs of the child & family

After school sessions are typically 2.5-3hrs.

Weekends and holiday sessions typically 4-5hrs  

Flexibly in terms of how many sessions per week you are able to commit to on a regular basis

Training: Candidates will be given a full induction and training in Positive Behaviour support.

Reporting To: Specialist services senior Manager

Key Purpose and context:

Your primary responsibilities will be supporting children and young people with disabilities who display behaviours which may be considered as challenging.

While providing positive activities in the community you will develop strategies and techniques which will help to address those behaviours and improve their quality of life and those around them.

An introduction to PACE:

PACE is a user-led, grass-roots charity founded in 2011 by a group of parents and play work professionals in Camden to establish high quality inclusive play services in the borough. We now operate a range of services for children aged 2-18 years. We enjoy strong links within the local community and employ a highly experienced, expert staff team.

PACE aims to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and provide the opportunity for children, young people and families to gain a greater understanding and acceptance of each other.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post call 020 7183 5120 (Ext. 4) Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and satisfactory references.

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of the completed application form to iola@paceforall.com or post to Iola McCarogher, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR.

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