As the TTT Support Worker you will play a pivotal role in the successful delivery of the TTT program. You will support the TTT Trainer to deliver a program that prepares and supports participants to become work ready while also developing their ability to identify and manage critical stages of transition
Flexibility and initiative are crucial to the role.
The program is fast-moving, and responsive to the changing needs of both the students and the workplace environment. Working successfully in this program will require a great deal of agility and intrinsic motivation to support people to achieve their goals.
Demonstrated ability to
· Work in an educational support role, to assist the Trainer to deliver content that reflects student’s needs and prepares them appropriately for future employment and associated challenges.
· Show confidence supporting students with various language, literacy and numeracy needs.
· Be responsive to the learning needs of individual learners
· Develop quality relationships with students to engage them in learning and assist them to develop strategies to manage transition stages
· Build strong rapport with students and provide wellbeing support in 1-1 fortnightly catch-ups.
· Support students with diverse learning needs and mental health challenges
· Demonstrate understanding of a variety of academic, social and emotional challenges that students face.
· Using the principles of Adult Learning and Student Centred Learning, support participants to see themselves as learners and to gain the confidence to make decisions about their own futures.
· Support participants to identify their existing skills and skill gaps and develop their plans accordingly.
· Be the key contact for referring agencies and organisations, providing regular updates to providers with professional and timely communication
· Providing general support and assistance to current and future TTT graduates up to three months after they have completed the program
· Support the trainer and other members of the TTT team at the Bridge to provide an inclusive and stimulating learning environment that encourages independent learning.
· Develop and grow good relationships with key stakeholders, including support agencies, employers, local council and the general community
· Completion of class attendance records and students reports
· A history working in hospitality or retail would be advantageous (though not essential) as the Support Worker will assist students in their cafe placements.
· Show sensitivity and understanding in working with people with a disability or additional learning needs
· Manage complex and at times competing social and emotional needs of students
· Be committed to their own learning and be passionate about working in community services.
· Communicate clearly and precisely with a great hunger and drive to support students
· Assist in the development of positive group dynamics with learners
· Be aware of and responsive to the learning needs of individual learners and the group
· Think laterally to address the diverse needs of students
· Understand delivery of pre accredited programs to learners with additional learning needs
· Work as a member of a team to gain positive outcomes for learners
· Qualification working with adults with learning difficulties or disabilities or equivalent industry experience.
· National Police Check
· Working with Children Check.
Only applications including a current resume and comprehensive cover letter addressing all the points outlined in the Key Responsibilities, Personal Attributes and Required Skills will be considered. Forward to email@example.com