Support Worker

Whitehaven, Cumbria
Date Posted: 09 Nov 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£12.00 - £13.00 per hour
  1. Long-term

Support Worker

Whitehaven, Cumbria
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Position: Long-Term Teaching Assistant/Support Worker in an Outstanding School for SEND Pupils

Location: Whitehaven

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Tradewind Recruitment is excited to offer a rewarding opportunity in an exceptional school in Whitehaven. We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as a Long-Term Teaching Assistant/Support Worker.

About the Role:

  • School Environment: Join an outstanding school dedicated to pupils with SEND, equipped with sensory rooms and a swimming pool to facilitate an enriching learning experience for children aged 4 to 16 years old.
  • Hours: Work from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, providing support and assistance during school hours.
  • Hourly Rate: Competitive pay ranging from £12 to £13 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Immediate Start: This position is available to start ASAP, providing you with the opportunity to make an impact without delay.


  • Experience working with children with special needs or in an educational setting is preferred but not essential.
  • Passion for supporting and nurturing the educational development of children with SEND.
  • Relevant qualifications and certifications are a plus.
  • DBS clearance (or willingness to obtain one).
  • Proof of right to work in the UK.


  • An enriching and rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of children with special needs.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Access to over 2500 CPD course via The National College.

If you are enthusiastic, compassionate, and dedicated to providing exceptional support to children with SEND, we want to hear from you! To apply, please submit your CV or for more information about the role, contact Jennifer Weale on 01772 977333 /

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