Current Vacancies

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Current Vacancies


Learning Support Worker

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Worked in care or teaching previously? Experienced working with individuals with disabilities? Interested in autism and passionate about making a difference? Whatever your background, join JigsawPlus to build a career and make life changing differences.

Salary: £25,000 per annum FTE and an additional £500 bonus upon joining
Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (Part-time working is also available – 3 or 4 full days per week)
Annual Leave: 23 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

We are looking for patient and caring individuals to join our team at JigsawPlus, adult day centre, as a Learning Support Worker. You will be working individually and within small groups with autistic learners aged 18 and over,
supporting their development of knowledge and skills that will enhance their wellbeing, independence and social inclusion, making significant differences to their lives. At JigsawPlus, we use behaviour driven teaching strategies and interventions to encourage positive outcomes and development of our learners. You will work in our Centre for Lifelong Learning as well as accompanying our adult learners in the community, putting their learning to practice.

What does a Learning Support Worker at JigsawPlus do?

  • Provide support, care and teaching to autistic adult learners’
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons and activities supporting the development of knowledge and skills
  • Provide behaviourally based support to reduce behaviours that impact quality of life
  • Provide personal care, encouraging and enabling adult learners to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene, including toileting, dressing and washing
  • Support adult learners’ participation in social, leisure and educational activities within the local community, applying theory-based learning to practice
  • Support adult learners to access work experience and employment opportunities
  • Track adult learners progress, ensuring support, care and teaching is appropriate and effective

Why choose JigsawPlus?

  • Competitive pay and a £500 bonus upon starting
  • Sociable hours (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm) with no evening, weekend or sleep ins required
  • Part time working available (3 or 4 full days per week)
  • 23 days holiday (3 more than standard) plus bank holidays
  • Lots of career advancement opportunities and regular salary progression within a short space of time
  • Extensive training including first aid, safeguarding, emergency medication and much more
  • Opportunities to gain funded and recognised qualifications including Care Certificate and RQF level 3 in adult social care
  • Opportunities to gain further work independently with our learners outside of your standard working day
  • Supportive colleagues and management

What do you need?

  • Driving licence or access to a lift (due to remote location)
  • Professional, personal or voluntary experience of working with adults or young people with disabilities
  • Comfortable working with adults who exhibit challenging behaviour
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required
  • Ability to keep calm in high pressure situations

We also welcome applications from those with no sectoral experience but have a keen interest in learning disabilities and a strong passion for helping others.

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

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Team Leader

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Do you have…

  • Either a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis or have you completed the CABAS Teacher I rank?
  • Experience of working with autistic adults within an educational or social care setting?
  • Line management experience including delivering training and mentoring staff?

If this sounds like you the opportunities at JigsawPlus to grow as an individual and support our learners are endless. If you are looking for your next challenge and want to start making a lasting positive contribution to yours and the lives of others then this could be your next opportunity!

Salary: £32,400 to £33,700 per annum FTE plus a £1000 joining bonus (£500 on joining and £500 on completion of probation)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Annual Leave: 23 days paid holiday plus bank holidays (Up to 4 days to be taken during Christmas closure)

Role summary

Working as part of a team you will support the Senior Management Team in ensuring services exceed quality and professional standards at all times. This role will be responsible for mentoring, managing and training a team of learning and senior support workers within JigsawPlus, to provide support to our autistic young adults in the attainment of knowledge and skills that will enhance their wellbeing, independence and social inclusion.

Why Join us as Team Leader?

  • The chance to work in a friendly, supportive and nurturing environment
  • Sociable hours (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm) with no evening, weekend or sleep ins required
  • The benefit of working with adult learners in a diverse range of settings – 1:1, in small groups and in the community
  • Company benefits including – free parking, pension scheme, performance related bonus scheme, annual salary progression, staff recognition days, High Street discount platform and a comprehensive wellbeing and employee assistance programme

Our fully funded and supported CPD training programme Includes……

  • Supervision, consultation and Continuous Education Units (CEUs) necessary to obtain and maintain professional qualifications (e.g., BCBA or UKBA Cert)
  • Reimbursement of the costs of maintaining professional qualifications
  • Highly supported CPD programme including training and qualifications in Safeguarding, First Aid, Behaviour Management, Leadership and much more!

How will you make a difference to our learners and contribute to the Support Team?

  • Lead a team of Learning Support Workers and Senior Support Workers to provide behaviour analytic-based support to adult learners, ensuring their individual needs are met through effective person-centred planning and review
  • Update learners’ personal risk assessments as and when required
  • In collaboration with the ABA Consultant: –

-Review and implement changes to learner programmes and behaviour support plans

-Create, update and provide care and support from individual learning plans, personal plans and curriculum folders

-Collect, record and analyse data on the learning programmes and behaviour guidelines

-Prepare for and lead learner and staff reviews, implementing actions accordingly

  • Line manage designated mentees, marking their study and setting related targets
  • Support learners’ participation in social, leisure, educational and employment opportunities in the localcommunity
  • Once trained, administer medication in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Develop knowledge of autism spectrum disorders and associated disabilities by participating in relevant training to achieve required qualifications
  • Run and minute weekly team meetings ensuring actions are appropriately followed-up
  • Support The Training & Development Consultant with both induction and in-situ training

What qualifications, skills and experience do I need to demonstrate?

  • Either a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis or certified as CABAS Teacher 1 rank is essential (If not certified CABAS Teacher I rank, a commitment to completing Teaching Assistant rank during probationary period and to completion of CABAS Teacher I rank within 18 months of date of employment will be required)
  • Experience of Delivering ABA programmes is essential with additional experience in designing or developing ABA programmes desirable
  • Proven experience of working with autistic adults within an educational or social care setting
  • Line management experience including delivering training and mentoring and managing staff
  • Experience of working with behaviours that challenge and providing personal care when required
  • Ability to work independently 1:1 out in the community
  • Completed Care Certificate (or commitment to complete within probationary period)

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

We would encourage you to review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants which is available by clicking here


SEN Teaching Assistant (Trainee SEN Teacher)

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Calling all Teaching, Learning Support Assistants and Nursery Workers. We have opportunities available for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our teaching support team at Jigsaw School, a day school rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for autistic children aged 4-19.

Access a wide range of funded training and qualification opportunities in SEN education whilst gaining a breadth of experience with children of varying ages and abilities. At Jigsaw School, we use behaviour driven teaching strategies and interventions to encourage positive outcomes and development of our pupils. Working within small classes individually and in groups, you will design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional development.

Salary: £23,000 per annum plus regular salary progression based on completion of training. You will also receive a £1,000 bonus upon joining.

*Hours: 36.75 hours per week – Full time: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 08:45am – 04:45pm, Tuesday 08:45am – 05:30pm and Friday 08:45am – 04:30pm –  Part Time working is also considered – 3 or 4 days (working days must include a Tuesday)

*Holiday: 56 days school holiday + Bank holidays

*Please be advised that the above working hours and holiday entitlement are effective from 01/09/2024. If you join Jigsaw School in advance of this date, your working hours and holiday entitlement for the remainder of 2023/2024 academic year will be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 09:00am – 04:30pm and Tuesday 09:00am – 05:30pm with 44 days holiday + bank holidays

What will I be doing?

  • Provide teaching and support to our pupils, following individualised curriculums
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons and activities, focusing largely on communication skills and life skills
  • Support pupils’ participation in trips, applying theory-based learning to practice
  • Provide behaviourally based support to replace and reduce behaviours that impact quality of life
  • Provide personal care, encouraging pupils to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene (toileting, feeding)
  • Monitor pupil progress, ensuring teaching is appropriate and effective for each child’s needs
  • Assist with breaktime duties including playground support and snack time

Why Jigsaw School?

  • £1,000 bonus upon joining
  • Market leading salary
  • Regular pay progression with opportunities to increase as soon as 6 months from starting
  • Career advancement opportunities to senior roles including Lead Teacher and Class Supervisor
  • Additional opportunities to broaden your skills including Mental Health First Aider, School Council Representative and Pupil Behaviour Support
  • Opportunity to work alongside a multidisciplinary team of behaviour analysts, teachers, speech & language therapists and occupational therapists
  • Staff wellbeing and support facilities
  • Enrolment into our pension scheme
  • Term time only working
  • Range of comprehensive funded training pathways
  • Transport provided between school and central Guildford where needed

Have you heard about our funded training and qualification opportunities!

  • Access to a wide range of Education & Childcare courses including RQF CACHE Level 2, 3 & 4 in Early Years, Learning Difficulties and Teaching & Learning
  • Behaviour analysis specific qualifications including Teaching Ranks, Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT), Board Certified Behaviour Analysis certification (BCBA), UK Society for Behaviour Analysis certification (UKBA(cert))
  • Masters in High Incidence & Disabilities worth up to £13,000

Additionally, all staff will also receive regular training in Safeguarding, Emergency Medication, Behaviour Management, Personal Care, Autism and more

Whatever your interest, we have something for you to help build a career in SEN education!

What do you need?

  • Professional, personal or voluntary experience of working with children and disabilities
  • Minimum Grade C/4 GCSE in English Language & Maths or equivalent
  • Comfortable working with children who exhibit behaviour that challenges
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required
  • Ability to keep calm in high pressure situations

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View Training Opportunities

How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

We would encourage you to review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants which is available by clicking here


SEN Behaviour Analyst (Graduate Role)

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Jigsaw School has a rare opportunity for Psychology Graduates looking to kick start their careers in Behaviour Based Teaching and SEN Education

  • Do you have a Bachelors background in Psychology and a keen interest in behaviour-based teaching techniques?
  • Are you inspired by educating others and have a passion for SEN education?
  • Are you keen to start achieving the Industry training you need to advance your career?
  • Does working in a friendly, caring and supportive environment appeal to you?

If so, this role at Jigsaw School could be the ideal opportunity for you!

Jigsaw School is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ school for autistic children. At Jigsaw ‘everything we do is behaviour’ – Our Graduate programme includes training in strategies and interventions that encourage positive outcomes and development of our pupils. Working one to one with pupils within small classes and in groups, you will design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional

development. Our Graduates will receive support and regular supervision from some of the UK’s leading and internationally recognised Behaviour Analytic experts whilst also making a real difference to the lives of autistic children.

Salary: £23,000 per annum plus regular salary progression based on completion of training. You will also receive a £1,000 bonus upon joining.

Hours: 36.75 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30 pm (Tuesday till 5.30pm for staff meetings and training). Part Time working is also considered – 3 or 4 days (working days must include a Tuesday)

Holiday: 44 days school holiday

What would I be doing?

  • Supporting pupils to work through their individualised curriculums by planning, preparing and delivering lessons and activities that focus on our pupil’s communication and life skills
  • Monitoring and recording pupils progress, to ensure teaching is appropriate and promotes each child’s personal development
  • Contributing to research studies and undertaking training to support your own personal development
  • Providing behaviourally based support to replace and reduce behaviours that impact the quality of life for pupils
  • Supporting pupils to participate in trips, applying theory-based learning to practice
  • Assisting and encouraging pupils during playground, break and meal times
  • Providing personal care and encouraging pupils to maintain good levels of hygiene

Why choose Jigsaw school?

  • A market leading salary of £23,000 per annum plus £1,000 joining bonus
  • 9 weeks paid holidays, sociable hours and term time only working – Don’t give up the school holidays just yet!
  • Transport from central Guildford to the school and back
  • Regular opportunities for pay progression – Within as little as just 6 months from joining!
  • Career advancement opportunities to senior roles such as Lead Teacher and Class Supervisor
  • The chance to work alongside multidisciplinary teams of behaviour analysts, teachers, SLT’s and occupational therapists
  • Benefits such as our pension scheme, staff wellbeing and support facilities, free parking and our fantastic employee discount platform

What’s in it for Graduates?

  • A fully funded training pathway worth over £13,000 to help build a career in Educational Psychology
  • Behaviour analysis specific qualifications including Teaching Accreditations, Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT), Board Certified Behaviour Analysis certification (BCBA) and UK Society for Behaviour Analysis certification (UKBA(cert))
  • A Masters in High Incidence & Disabilities
  • Access to a wide range of Education & Childcare courses including RQF CACHE Level 2, 3 & 4 in Early Years, Learning Difficulties and Teaching & Learning
  • In situ teacher training and observations in the classroom
  • Industry Training such as PROACT-SCIPr-UK Certification, Safeguarding, Emergency Medication, Behaviour Management, Personal Care, Autism, first aid, epilepsy and much more to build your CV

What do I need to apply?

  • A psychology degree (or in final year pending completion) or professional, personal or voluntary experience of working with children and disabilities
  • The desire to work with children with complex needs
  • The ability to keep calm in high pressure situations
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required

Please note: This role is also known as ‘SEN Teaching Assistant’ or ‘Trainee CABAS Teacher’

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

We would encourage you to review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants which is available by clicking here


Class Support Assistant 

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Based in the Jigsaw CABAS School, you will support pupils with autism and related disabilities with school activities. You will be encouraging learning and development to help each child reach their full potential. You will also assist the teaching team to ensure smooth delivery of learning programmes and academic development.

Salary: £20,673 per annum FTE
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00am – 4:45pm
Tuesday: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Part time: (minimum of 3 days with the core hours of 10:00am – 02:00pm)
Annual Leave: 56 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

This role involves
• Supporting morning and lunch break duties, supervising play or snacks
• Assisting educational trips from horse-riding to swimming
• Preparing materials for lessons and pupil programmes
• Supporting academic progress, working alongside our teaching team

We will offer you
• £1,000 bonus upon joining
• Opportunity to work with ages across 4-19 and varying abilities
• Flexibility when agreeing hours to work around your personal commitments
• Free uniform and DBS check
• Enrolment onto our pension scheme
• Staff wellbeing support and facilities
• Support to progress your career into our teaching team if desired
• Training provided in Safeguarding, Emergency Medication, Behaviour Management and much more
• Funded qualification opportunities including Level 2, 3 & 4 RQF CACHE courses in Early Years, Learning Difficulties and Teaching & Learning, as well as opportunities to complete Maths and English GCSEs

Our Class Support Assistants need to be
• Positive, enthusiastic and fun
• Happy to lend a hand wherever needed
• Caring and nurturing
• Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care (toileting, feeding)
• Resilient when faced with behaviours that challenge
• Able to reach us (a driver’s licence or access to a lift is necessary due to our remote location)
• Formal experience is not essential as we are committed to staff development and will help you to develop skills and expertise you need

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

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Lunchtime Support Worker Assistant

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Are you wanting to get into Social Care? Interested in working with individuals with disabilities? Looking for a role where you can help others but offers flexibility to fit around your own commitments? JigsawPlus has opportunities for positive and energetic individuals to assist with the lunchtime periods in our adult centre for learners with autism.

Salary: £22,308 per annum FTE
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 2:00pm. Part time days of 3 or 4 per week will also be considered. 
Annual Leave: 23 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

How will you contribute to the Team?

  • Support learners with the development of life skills such as cooking and cleaning
  • Prepare the adult centres facilities and kitchens for learners use
  • Provide personal care support such as feeding, encouraging and enabling learners to maintain acceptable levels of personal hygiene, whilst promoting independence
  • Take part in off-site activities with learners such as visiting the café or shopping at the supermarket
  • Contribute to the creation of learning resources for our learners

What we can offer you

  • A rewarding role, gaining hands on experience in social care
  • Flexible hours to work around your personal commitments
  • Enrolment onto our pension scheme
  • Staff wellbeing support and facilities
  • Support to progress your career to a Learning Support Worker role if desired
  • Training in Safeguarding, Autism, Behaviour Management and much more

What will you need?

  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Happy to lend a hand wherever needed
  • Caring and nurturing approach
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal care (feeding)
  • Resilient when faced with challenging behaviours
  • Able to reach us (a driver’s licence or access to a lift is necessary due to our remote location)

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

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Café Cook 

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced cook looking for varied role in a friendly and busy independent café. ‘Café in the Park’, is Jigsaw Trusts social enterprise providing catering services to the visitors and tenants of the Park as well as volunteering and work place opportunities to young people and adults with autism. The role of the Café Cook will be responsible for serving an appetising range of breakfasts, light lunches, cakes and snacks to site staff, film crews and visitors. Our meals are made freshly to order for all our takeaway and eat in customers so the ideal candidate will have a passion for both freshly cooked food and providing a great customer experience.

Salary: £25,298 (£27,105 FTE)
Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.00pm (35 hours per week)

Annual Leave: 25 days plus bank holidays (up to 3 days allocated for Christmas closure

How will you contribute to the Team?

  • By preparing and serving a variety of high quality, appetising and well-presented cook to order breakfasts, light lunches and snacks
  • Gathering comments and feedback from customers and responding to ensure a great customer experience
  • Contributing to menu planning and ideas to drive variety of choice for customers and improved revenue
  • Using a daily cleaning rota to ensure all areas of kitchen are clean, tidy and maintained to the highest standard, including fridges, freezers and floor
  • Complying with and implement Health & Safety and Food Hygiene regulations at all times
  • Working closely with the Café Chef Manager in the day-to-day operational requirements of the Café and provide cover for them when necessary

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Hourly rate
  • Sociable hours (Monday- Friday, 3pm finish and no weekends!)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Facilities and Support
  • Access to over 900 retailer discounts via our exclusive reward platform
  • Staff recognition days

What will you need?

  • Proven experience of cooking & baking in a similar setting (restaurant, café, canteen or pub etc.)
  • Qualifications in Food Safety & Hygiene and Understanding Allergens is desirable
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and hard working with the ability to use own initiative
  • Confident and customer focused team player with a positive attitude and passion for good food
  • The ability to work well under pressure and manage your time effectively
  • Driving Licence (Due to remote location)

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Qualified Teacher

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Calling all qualified teachers! Are you a qualified teacher who specialises in Music, PE, Art & Design, Food Technology, Science or Computing & ICT? Jigsaw School, a day school rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for autistic children aged 4-19, has an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher with experience of teaching the UK National Curriculum to lead a class of 3-6 pupils, providing 1:1 and small group support to enhance pupil progress.

You will become an integral part of our qualified teaching team with oversight of planning and implementation of school-wide curriculum for your specialised subject. At Jigsaw School, we use behaviour driven teaching strategies and interventions to encourage positive outcomes and development of our pupils. Leading a small class, you will design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional development. You will have access to a wide range of funded training and qualification opportunities in SEN education whilst gaining a breadth of experience with children of varying ages and abilities.

Salary: £31,350 – £42,689 per annum (National Main Fringe Pay Scale – dependent on experience)  plus regular salary progression upon completion of training
Hours: 34.75 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30 pm (Tuesday till 5.30pm for staff meetings and training). Part Time working is also considered – 3 or 4 days (working days must include a Tuesday)
Annual Leave: 44 days school holiday

Key Duties

  • Provide teaching to a small class of pupils, following individualised curriculums
  • Plan and implement school wide curriculum for your specialised subject and organise themed days and events such as healthy eating week and safer internet day
  • Manage pupils’ curriculum targets and delivery of vocational qualifications
  • Support pupils’ participation in trips, applying theory-based learning to practice
  • Provide behaviourally based support to replace and reduce behaviours that impact quality of life
  • Collect, record and analyse data to monitor progress and improve learning programmes
  • Assist with breaktime duties including playground support and snack time

What can we offer you

  • £1,000 bonus upon joining
  • Competitive salary and annual reviews that consider performance and cost of living
  • Opportunity to provide individualised and tailored support by leading a class of only 3-6 pupils
  • Career advancement opportunities to internal senior roles
  • Opportunity to work alongside a multidisciplinary team of behaviour analysts, teachers, speech & language therapists and occupational therapists allowing a holistic approach to pupil development
  • Staff wellbeing and support facilities
  • Enrolment into our pension scheme
  • Term time only working
  • Range of comprehensive funded training pathways – opportunity to complete a Masters in High Incidence & Disabilities (worth up to £13,000) and RQF qualifications in Early Years, Learning Difficulties and Teaching & Learning

What do you need?

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or Qualified Teaching & Learning Status (QTLS)
  • Mainstream teaching experience within the UK school system and an understanding of the UK National Curriculum
  • An understanding and interest in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Comfortable working with children who exhibit behaviours that challenge
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise professionally with all stakeholders

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

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Experienced Learning Support Worker

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Calling all experienced health and social care workers! Looking to progress your career? Wanting a new challenge? Seeking an opportunity to move into senior roles? At JigsawPlus, we have vacancies available for experienced workers to build their career in adult care – be quick and secure a position today!

Salary: £25,518 per annum FTE and an additional £500 bonus upon joining
Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (Part-time working is also available – 3 or 4 full days per week)
Annual Leave: 23 days paid holiday (up to 3 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year) plus bank holidays

We are looking for patient and caring health and social care workers to join our team at JigsawPlus, adult day centre, as an Experienced Learning Support Worker. Using your recent skills and expertise, you will be working with autistic learners aged 18 and over, using behaviour driven teaching strategies and interventions to support their development of knowledge and skills that will enhance their well-being, independence and social inclusion, making significant differences to their lives. As an experienced member of the team you will also train and mentor new staff, take the lead in group situations and deputise for Senior Support Workers when needed.

What does an Experienced Learning Support Worker at JigsawPlus do?

  • Provide support, care and teaching to autistic adult learners
  • Mentor and train new staff
  • Deputise for senior staff where needed and take the lead
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons and activities supporting the development of knowledge and skills
  • Provide behaviourally based support to reduce behaviours that impact quality of life
  • Provide personal care, encouraging and enabling adult learners to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene, including toileting, dressing and washing
  • Support adult learners’ participation in social, leisure and educational activities within the local community, applying theory-based learning to practice
  • Support adult learners to access work experience and employment opportunities
  • Track adult learners progress, ensuring support, care and teaching is appropriate and effective

Why choose JigsawPlus?

  • Competitive pay and a £500 bonus upon starting
  • Sociable hours (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm) with no evening, weekend or sleep ins required
  • Part time working available (3 or 4 full days per week)
  • 23 days holiday (3 more than standard) plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities to progress to Senior Support Worker and Team Leader roles with associated salary increases
  • Funded and recognised qualifications and training available in Positive Behaviour Support including Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) and Behaviour Analysis Teaching accreditations focusing on adult curriculum
  • Opportunities to grow leadership skills and advance career in health and social care

What do you need?

  • Drivers licence or access to a lift (due to remote location)
  • Professional experience in adult care
  • Completion of Care Certificate
  • NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Comfortable working with adults who exhibit challenging behaviour
  • Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required
  • Ability to keep calm in high pressure situations

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How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

We would encourage you to review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants which is available by clicking here


How to Apply

  • To apply for any of the above vacancies, please complete an Application Form and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 52, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB

  • You can download an Application Form by clicking here.

We would encourage you to review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants which is available by clicking here


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Safeguarding & Criminal Record Disclosures

Jigsaw Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our vacancies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

We comply with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) code of practice. If shortlisted, you will be required to complete a criminal record declaration to disclose any relevant convictions, adult cautions or other matters which may affect your suitability to work with children and/or vulnerable adults. Please click here to learn about what information you would be required to disclose within the criminal record declaration, if shortlisted.

Please note it is an offence to apply for a role in regulated activity if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.