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Care Assistant for SEN school South Croydon part time

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Job description

Are you looking for work as a care asistant?

Are you able to use hoist equipment?

Would you like to work with special needs school students who have profound and multiple learning disabilities?

A large and Ofsted rated 'outstanding' SEN school in South Croydon have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive teaching assistant to support wheelchair users on a day to day supply basis.

You will be working across different classes in the school as a 'floating TA', providing cover for absent colleagues as and when necessary. This is a rare role - you will enjoy getting to know the different students and staff, and no two days will be the same!


  • Between 2-5 days a week care assistant/teaching assistant role
  • You need full right to work in the UK
  • You must have a child workforce DBS on the update service, or be willing to complete a new one asap
  • You must be able provide personal care (toileting and changing)
  • Experience using hoist equipment to move students in and out of wheelchairs (moving and handling or manual handling training) is required
  • Have a positive attitude and be willing to get stuck into the role straight away
  • Be able to work collaboratively with other teaching assistants and the class teacher

Teaching Personnel have a very strong relationship with this school, and we pride ourselves on supplying the very best staff to them. The school in return is incredibly supportive of agency staff and can offer the opportunity to secure a regular or even permanent role in the future if this is something you might be looking for.

The school itself has an amazing reputation in the local area. It is well equipped including spacious classrooms, bespoke rooms for practical subjects including cooking and technology, a large wheelchair friendly outdoor area where the students can take part in gardening, hydrotherapy pool, light and dark sensory rooms and a big hall where students put on shows for parents/carers and the public.

The school is looking for candidates immediately. Contact Louise by sending your CV to be considered for this type of work.

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