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Moving and Handling Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Moving and Handling Trained candidates required for SEN schools across Nottinghamshire!

  • Competitive rates of pay (£50 - £65 per day!)
  • CPD opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours.

Do you have recent Moving and Handling training?

I am working on behalf of a number of clients across Nottingham who require supply staff with Moving and Handling training. The majority of schools that require this type of qualification cater for pupils aged 5 – 19 years old, predominantly with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Autism.

The ideal candidates for this type of work will be:

• Recently Moving and Handling trained

• Confident and comfortable with any personal care requirements including toileting, feeding and changing

• Able to work with pupils who have significantly impaired or no verbal communication

• Have an understanding of additional communication methods including Makaton, PECS, visual timetables and electronic communication aids

• Nurturing and caring in nature

• Able to work within a mixture of classes including some with more profound needs

• Have a creative personality and be able to implement engaging, stimulating activities such as arts and crafts, music etc

These schools require people to work on a day to day basis, covering short term sickness and other short term requirements - which could even lead to long-term and permanent work.

For additional information, please contact Luke McDonald on 0115 845609 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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