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Support Officer – LLS Inclusion and Wellbeing – (Lifelong Learning & Skills)

Closing date: 07/07/2022

Reference: REQ103975

37 hours / Permanent

25,419 - 27,514 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Lifelong Learning and Skills is seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated individual to:

  • Support learners with complex or high needs to develop skills which will enable them to make effective life changes and to enable them to reach their full potential
  • Help learners to identify potential barriers and agree and implement realistic plans to assist into training/work, exploring all options available, e.g. personal development and training opportunities
  • Work with learners with complex or high needs, their families and other agencies in a consistent and proactive way, by supporting and sharing good practice in challenging behaviours, in order to achieve best possible outcomes for service users
  • To be responsible for co-ordinating learning and  Skills-based training in small groups
  • The Support Officer will have responsibility for planning, coordinating and delivering inclusive support and intervention for vulnerable and challenging learners

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes ad beaches. Furthermore, you will have:

  • From 26 up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centers
  • Child care vouchers
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card

Job Description and Person Specification

For further details please contact Karen Bulman 07967278986.

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include:

  • Lifelong Learning and Skills
  • Leisure & Wellbeing
  • Youth Support Services
  • Early Help Services
  • Support and Intervention Services
  • Behaviour Support Services
Aberystwyth is a lively university town, seaside resort complete with promenade and pier, and the setting of atmospheric TV drama Hinterland.
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