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Care Assistant, SEN School, teaching support full time, Croydon

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Job description

Are you looking for work in the care sector?

Can you use hoist equipment and provide personal care?

Would you like to work with children?

I am currently working with an all age SEN school in South Croydon, which provides a unique learning experience for physically and mentally disabled children, including many who are in wheelchairs. The school is looking for a new member of support staff, who will assist the children in a key stage 3 class during their lesson time.

The role:

  • You will be a full time learning support assistant, aiding the children's sensory, communication and academic development
  • You will provide personal care daily, ensuring that toileting and changing is carried out efficiently and sensitively
  • You will use hoist equipment to move children in and out of their wheelchairs - moving and handling training is strongly desirable
  • You will be invited to take part in CPD training offered to the whole school
  • You will work during term time only, Monday to Friday, 08:30am to 15:30pm (but the children are only in from 9am-3pm)

The school is purpose built and has a variety of dark and light sensory rooms, a swimming pool for hydrotherapy and large, wheelchair friendly outdoor spaces for outdoor learning, gardening and other activities.

Teaching Personnel can offer you further job opportunities, the support to get a permanent job, competitive daily pay rates and eligibility to enrol on CPD courses that are either free or at a reduced cost.

If you would like to enquire further about this position, contact Louise by sending your CV today.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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