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Portage home visitor Average UK Salary & Prospects

Portage home visitors provide help at home for pre-school children with learning difficulties, physical disabilities or other special needs.

  • Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory.  
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement.  
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort,
Read more about Portage home visitor

Portage home visitors typically work around 36 to 38 hours per week.

As a Portage home visitor you will typically work evenings / weekends.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
  • Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done
  • Read more about Portage home visitor
    * from ONETonline
    Average salary
    34,978 GBP *
    per year
    19,000 GBP
    32,000 GBP
    5+ Experience
    * data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
    Average salary for Portage home visitor

    Men make 4% more than Women
    21% of Portage home visitors are men
    • 36,160 GBP
    • 34,633 GBP
    Average salary for part-time Portage home visitor
    Average salary for full-time Portage home visitor

    • 17,499 GBP
    • 17,417 GBP
    • 34,978 GBP
    • 34,633 GBP
    • 36,160 GBP
    Pay over time for Portage home visitor

    Pay for this role has increased over time
    • 34,731 GBP
    • 35,323 GBP
    • 34,601 GBP
    • 34,034 GBP
    • 33,488 GBP
    • 34,978 GBP

    Future outlook for Portage home visitors

    Very good outlook
    43 000+ jobs available
    Balanced outlook
    0% yearly wage growth (on average)
    Very good outlook
    24% chance of automation in the future

    Portage home visitor - Your future job?

    Which qualifications do I need?

    Find out what you need to know in order to become a Portage home visitor and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

    In terms of people already doing this job:

    • 32% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
    • 32% of people in this role have some postgraduate study, but not a masters or doctorate
    • 24% of people in this role have a Master's degree

    You could learn some of the skills you need for this job through a college course like the Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care, or a T level in Education.

    Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Portage home visitor

    Teacher Training

    What soft skills do I need?

    Rise above the competition by brushing up on the 5 most important soft skills you need to become a Portage home visitor.
    Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively
    Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
    Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
    Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do

    What technical skills do I need?

    Technical skills are programmes, softwares and things you need to know in order to be a successful Portage home visitor. Check that you know:
    Computer based training software Children's educational software
    Device drivers or system software Screen magnification software; Screen reader software
    Electronic mail software Email software; Microsoft Outlook
    Graphics or photo imaging software Drawing software
    Spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel
    Improve your skills today

    Teacher Training

    Things to highlight for your Portage home visitor interview

    Adaptability/Flexibility Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Achievement/Effort Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

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