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Children's Care Assistants - Jesmond

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are recruiting care assistants to support and care for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities for a partner school based in Jesmond.

There are numerous roles available to support pupils of all age ranges, from 0-17 years. Pupils at the school have a range of complex conditions which include behaviours that can challenge, epilepsy, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Angelman Syndrome, Diabetes, Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome, Communication Difficulties, Dysphagia, PEG/ PEJ, reduced skin integrity and Autism.

Applicants with a background in care work (supporting either children or adults) or teaching assistant work would be ideally suited for the role.

Typical daily tasks include:

  • assisting with personal care and continence requirements
  • assisting with PEG or PEJ feeds.
  • administering medication or medication prompts.
  • assisting pupils with Dysphagia concerns at mealtimes
  • supporting with classroom work
  • supporting therapy session

A typical day would start at 8.30am-3.30pm. The roles are full time and temporary initially, however there is a strong possibility of a permanent contract for the right candidate.

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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