Learning Support Assistants

Bristol
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Date Posted:03 Sep 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Daily supply

Learning Support Assistants

Bristol
Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for care staff with PMLD experience, to join our team of LSAs (Learning Support Assistants) to work in a successful Special needs school in South Bristol, to start as soon as possible. The positions are part-time, short to long term role, paying up to £70 a day. The working hours are 0830-1530 during weekdays and would allow care and support staff to work in other shifts during the weekends and evenings.

We are recruiting on behalf of a SEND school in Bristol, which caters for students from KS1 to KS5. The school caters for young people with additional needs principally in the areas of Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Speech Language and Communication (SLCN) and Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) at the lower-operating end of the spectrum. All young people attending this school have an official statement of SEN (Special Educational Needs) or EHCP (Education and Health Care Plan). The school is an 'Good' educational provider and is delivering promising outcomes for students in the local area.

This OFSTED 'Good' SEN school is looking for support staff with physical disability experience who can support young people within the classroom. The ideal candidate will support young people with lower-functioning Autism and physical disabilities with ease as well as provide personal care as needed. You must have worked in care settings with young people or young adults with additional needs. Manual handling and Positive behaviour management training is highly desirable.


The school is in South Bristol, with good public transport links and ample parking.

As a support staff at this school, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers, learning support staff and other Education professionals who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations, plus work tirelessly to provide a varied, engaging curriculum and a positive learning experience.

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development 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
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*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
*A straightforward 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 this support roles, you will need to:
*Hold at least a Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification
* Be willing to work in PMLD school and support young people with personal care needs with compassion and understanding as well as following school's behaviour and safeguarding policies.
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV covering at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Bristol office on 01173017578, or Lottie.dullea@twrecruitment.com

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available 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. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

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

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