Care and Support Workers

MEBJN -032020-284043_1610724782
Date Posted:15 Jan 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Daily supply

Care and Support Workers


Tradewind is recruiting! We are currently looking to recruit Education staff with Care and support work background to work within our new clients in Bristol when schools re-open after the lockdown. Our SEN schools that cater for PMLD and SLD pupils require Carers and support staff who have experience of supporting young people and adults with a variety of Learning difficulties and Physical Disabilities.

These roles might suit you, if you are looking for additional work in special needs schools settings and looking to work more hours when schools open again. These roles are open to support staff who have previous work experience within care/alternative education/hospital settings and are available part or full-time.

Our client schools are offering excellent training opportunities and as well as working experience in the Education sector.

These roles might be ideal for you if any of the below apply to you:

  • You have previous support/care experience in or outside education settings.
  • You have Level 2 in Health and Social Care and/or Working towards Level 3 Health and Social Care.
  • You have previously supported or cared for young people with additional needs.
  • You have experience/Training in Special Educational Needs or Physical Disabilities.
  • You are available part-time asap. (Minimum 1 day a week) and can work 0830-1530 hours
  • You have a flexible and conscientious approach and can work when called for last minute bookings
  • You own your transport, however not a requirement depending on locations.
  • You have certificates/training in Manual Handling, PECS, MAKATON, Epilepsy Training, Medication Administration, Safeguarding, Positive Behaviour Management.
  • You must be willing to provide personal care and hygiene.

Location: Various locations in Bristol and South Glos

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in these teaching assistant positions you will need to:

 Experience of working with people with disabilities

 This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

 Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained

 You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position or for more information about the role, contact Lottie Dullea on 01173017578/

You can also call us to chat about any other opportunities with us. Despite the current changes due to corona virus, we are still working our usual hours and can help.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer

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We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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