Trainee Behaviour Support Professional

3 days left

National Living Wage
07 Nov 2018
21 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Temporary
Full Time

The One-Eighty Traineeship Programme is a 12-month scheme for determined, ambitious and compassionate individuals wanting to make a lasting impact on young people's lives. The Traineeship Programme is a structured scheme providing a challenging role that will offer continuing training and development opportunities. You will make a valued and worthwhile contribution to the organisation, helping to strengthen and grow the services offered. 

The Traineeship Programme is an opportunity for extensive skills and experience development. This is a demanding and varied role, and you will have a significant positive impact on the lives of the young people you work with. 

At the end of the 12-month period there will likely be the opportunity to stay on at One-Eighty as a permanent member of staff. You will be accountable to a Team Leader.


  • You will work as part of the wider One-Eighty team, and will build up to individually designing and delivering both short-term and long-term interventions for children and young people (aged 4-18) and their families.
  • You will work under the guidance of a case lead as well as your supervisor. Sessions with young people will run in a variety of settings, including their homes, schools or in the community. 
  • You will contribute to and be involved in all aspects of the charity.
  • There will be opportunities to sit in professional meetings, conduct research on recent behavioural therapies, participate in and organise events, and attend conferences on behalf of One-Eighty.
  • You will assist in the delivery of projects, workshops and training such as the Make Me Smile project. 

About You

  • Significant experience, education or training in a relevant subject area e.g., psychology, youth work, education.
  • A strong commitment to safeguarding.
  • A willingness to understand the 
  • ethos and culture of working within a small charity.
  • Motivation to work with young people, particularly those who may appear distant, disengaged or disinterested.
  • Ability to show resilience and clear thinking when working with challenging young people.
  • Good level of both written and verbal communication skills.
  • A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.

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