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Children's Care Assistants - Wallsend

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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 Wallsend.

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 be from 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.

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