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Support Worker - Alternative Provision

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Support Worker, Houghton Regis - Long-term contract

Are you a patient and compassionate individual? Are you passionate about assisting students with communication difficulties in their learning journey? Join an alternative provision in Houghton Regis as a Support Worker to make a difference in the lives of young people!


  • Provide invaluable communication support to students with diverse needs, including hearing impairments, speech and language difficulties, and other communication challenges.
  • Utilise lip speaking and note-taking techniques to ensure students can effectively participate in lessons and access the curriculum.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers and professionals to implement effective communication strategies for all learners.
  • Foster independence and confidence in students by providing encouragement and support.
  • Prioritise the safety and well-being of all learners, strictly adhering to school policies and procedures.


  • Previous experience working with young individuals with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH).
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate patience, kindness, and compassion in your approach.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Willingness to pursue training and professional development as required.

This is a remarkable opportunity for those who have a genuine passion for making a positive impact in the lives of young people facing communication challenges. If you possess the necessary experience and skills and are dedicated to providing the highest level of support to learners, we eagerly await your application.