Support Practitioner CO_SuppPrac_0224

Gobowen, Shropshire, England

  • Education Support
  • FE TA
  • Secondary TA
  • SEN TA



Job Details:

Role: Support Practitioner

Location: Gobowen, (SY11)

Hourly Rate: £11.68 – £13.50 (rising to £12.82 – £14.50 from 1st April)

Excell Supply are looking for candidates who would be interested in Support Practitioner roles. The setting offers residential and day placements to students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), aged 16 – 25.

As a Support Practitioner, you will work with individuals who have a wide range of support needs, providing them with practical and emotional support and encouraging them to achieve their own personal outcomes in all aspects of their daily lives e.g. keeping safe, meaningful activities, community involvement, physical health, relationships, emotional health and wellbeing.

Students at the College have a choice of pathway areas, with subjects including:

  • Business Support
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality
  • Retail and Enterprise
  • Performing Arts
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Sport and Fitness

When I asked what a ‘typical’ day looked like, I was told no two days are the same, but some responsibilities include:

  • Personal Care
  • Helping students to prepare breakfast
  • Supporting students in their curriculum involvement
  • Assisting students with their Work Experience.
  • Developing the student’s capabilities in home care and food preparation

The college are looking for candidates to work the following shifts:

Dailies: 7:30am – 5pm / 4pm – 11pm

Waking Nights: 10pm – 8am

Weekends: 8am – 5pm / 4pm – 11pm

What to expect from Excell Supply

· Excellent rates of pay

· Work that you want – we listen to your needs

· Recommend a Friend Scheme – earn up to £500 per referral

· A designated Account Manager who has strong working relationships with schools in your area

· Opportunity for permanent positions

· Support and advice from our professional mentors

· Training and CPD opportunities


As members of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) and Umbrella body to the DBS, (Disclosure & Barring Service) Excell Supply is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.

All applicants will be subject to thorough employment checks and must have an Enhanced Child and Adult DBS on the Update Service certificate in place.

Candidates without an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service will have to apply for a new one.

If you believe you have the skills required for this role, please apply now. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the vacancy closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Important Notice In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be located in and eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa.

Excell Supply are unable to offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Excell Supply is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.


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