Teaching Assistant inc Personal Care

Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside
JH02031_1577530808
Date Posted:28 Dec 2019
  1. Teaching Assistant
£65 - £70 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant inc Personal Care

Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside
Tradewind's SEND Team are seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant with a relevant background in care or a person centred role. This is also a great opportunity for a support worker who is looking to transition into the education sector.

We are recruiting for an Outstanding SEN school located in Sefton, catering for 140 pupils aged between 3-19. The school is equipped to educate children who have complex learning difficulties including, ASD and sensory needs.

The role would ask you to support pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties to achieve their developmental goals, whilst carrying out general teaching assistant duties either on a 1:1 or small group basis. Due to nature of physical difficulties there is an aspect of personal care that includes changing, feeding and toileting therefore care/support workers with vulnerable adults and children would be desired for this role.

We are looking for:
*Previous experience with personal care
*Hoist Trained
*Previous training in Moving & Handling
*Previous experience with peg feeding is desirable
*Previous experience with children is desirable


The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*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 courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this position or for more information about the role, contact Jemma Howson, Senior SEN Consultant 0151 221 9666.


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