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Further Education Care Assistant

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Other Job Titles that are to apply to this advert; Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Respite Carer, Residential Carer, Support Worker, Special Needs Support Assistant, Special Needs Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant or SEND Teaching Assistant.

Salary: GBP65 – 85 per day

Location: Uxbridge (Hillingdon)

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Temporary with permanent opportunities available

Required for: September 2020

Suitable for: graduates, youth workers with special needs (SEN) experience

About the Job:

This Special School are seeking an experienced care assistant who is confident supporting young adults with special needs in further education. They are looking for a someone who can inspire confidence in students and effectively assist with their care, learning development and independence skills. The job is full-time starting in September 2020 and will be based in the college’s Hillingdon site.

You will be a valued part of the team who work together closely to provide an educational environment to support, enable and champion the talents, skills and rights of the most complex and vulnerable young people in our society. You will make a difference supporting young adults with complex learning needs alongside the class lecturer and up to 3 other support assistants. You may need to support with personal care, moving and handling, feeding and/or medical administration.

About the College (Uxbridge):

This college is in the London Borough of Hillingdon and has been ranked as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The college is a community-based specialist college offering educational opportunities for students over 16 years old with a wide range of special educational needs.

The college has purpose-built departments to effectively support students with medical, sensory, behavioural, and physical needs. Students learn both on-site and within the community in a range of areas such as apprenticeships, foundation skills for life and skills for work and living. This allows our students to have both academic and vocational pathways and increase opportunities once they leave college.

  • Ofsted Education: Outstanding
  • Post-16
  • Girls and boys
  • 30 day places
  • On-site and regular visits from therapy team, community, and employment support
  • Students learn additionally off-site within the local community of Uxbridge
  • Minimum student to staff ratio of 2:1
  • A maximum of eight students in a class
  • Teaching, caring and providing opportunities for young adults with special needs since 2005

This specialist college in Uxbridge are seeking a professional who is:

  • Experienced or trained as a care assistant
  • Experienced and confidence supporting children and/or young adults with special needs
  • Available full-time from Sept 2020
  • Confident or open to supporting young adults with personal care (toileting), moving and handling (hoisting), feeding and/or medical administration
  • Confident supporting with academic learning and independence skills
  • Keen to challenge and build self-esteem in students with SEN


To Apply – Care Assistant Uxbridge

All applicants are invited to apply to this advert by using the link attached and sending your updated CV

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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