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Care assistant - Walthamstow

Job description

We are currently looking for a care assistant who has experience working with young adults dealing with autism and physical disabilities.

The role is to work in a special needs school in Walthamstow where students are at the high end of the autistic spectrum as well as students with physical disabilities will need care workers to have manual handling training.

The students are secondary pupils and for this role you will be catering to the students with physical disabilities and providing 1:1 support.

For this role:

  • Contribute to the prevention and management of challenging behaviours
  • Follow an individual health care plan
  • Assist with aspects of personal and intimate care
  • Support service users with physical disabilities using trained techniques and aids e.g. hoists, wheelchairs, modified bathing equipment.

About the school:

The school is based in Waltham Forest and all students have a statement of special educational needs, they cater to pupils between 2-19 year olds, some of which have physical disabilities as well as complex needs.

They are looking for staff who are ambitious and proactive in helping the school sustain their long term vision of providing the best education and support to their students. With all staff there is a high level of expectations that needs to be maintained.

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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