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Learning Support Assistant - PMLD

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Job description

Leeds Bradford are looking for experienced, dedicated and pro-active Learning Support Assistant's - PMLD to join our pool of candidates for day to day and Long term work.

We have positions available to start in Jan based in Special Needs Schools working small classes supporting children with PMLD and other complex cognitive difficulties. Pupils have complex learning and medical needs,some maybe wheelchair bound and are unable to communicate with the outside world - this means that a background in social care or nursing and some school based TA experience will be a huge advantage.

You will be expected to support them with Hoisting, Manual Handling Needs and Personal Care (feeding, changing and toileting). Most of the children you will be working with have very limited communication skills, and some are completely non-verbal If you are trained in PECS and Makaton would be ideal. You will be working either 1:1 with a particular student or supporting a class alongside a team of fellow LSAs and the class teacher. The personal care duties will include:

* PEG feeding

* Changing the students

* Feeding orally

* Helping students to brush their teeth

To be eligible to apply for this position, you will need to be available to start immediately, as well as being able to commit to working 8:30 - 4pm, 5 days per week in the Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield area.

For more information please contact us on 0113 2240234

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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