Bank/Casual Learning Support Practitioner

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Overview and Responsibilities

Location: Minehead, Somerset

Salary: £11.72-£12.78 per hour + 13% Holiday Pay 

Hours: Flexible shifts to suit you

Welcome to Aurora Foxes, a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead. Foxes is a very special place.

We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future. Our aim is to equip our young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.

The main purpose of the role:


As one of our Bank/Casual Learning Support Practitioners your role will be to assist our students in our residential houses and at Foxes Hotel, to help achieve our mission which is to equip young adults with learning disabilities to find sustainable employment in the hospitality sector and to live independently


Key Duties:


  • As an LSP we expect you to have high expectations of all students, and to constantly challenge and stretch each student at every opportunity.
  • As an LSP we expect you at all times, and under the guidance of the House Team Leaders/Tutors, to support the students in their learning, enabling them to reach their full potential.
  • We expect all LSPs to professionally and effectively support with managing student behaviour, seeking further advice and guidance where appropriate.
  • Work professionally and collaboratively with the session tutor to develop a positive, constructive and proactive relationship that benefits the students and contributes significantly to their success within each session and over the duration of the course.
  • Use strategies to promote students’ wider skills development, such as in communication, self-advocacy, presentation skills and team work.
  • Work professionally 1:1 with students as directed by House Team Leaders and other LSP’s, monitoring their personal management and independent skills.

For the full job description, please contact Adele from the recruitment team

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in a similar role desirable but training can be provided for the right candidate
  • Experience in supporting in the care or education industry
  • Desirable an understanding of working with people with a disability
  • Level 2 in English and Maths
  • Desirable Level 3 qualification in education or care

Benefits and Additional Information




If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 /


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer


This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled. 


Please note that candidates that are shortlisted might be subject to an online search.


#Reed FTE: £24,378.00 - £26,582.00


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