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SEN Support Worker

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

Salary: GBP65 – 85 per day dependant on experience/training

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Temporary with permanent opportunities available

Required for: October 2020 – July 2021 minimally

Location: Hampton, Richmond

Also suitable for: graduates, nursery assistants or play workers with special needs/care experience

About the Job:

This special school in Richmond are seeking SEN support workers or those with 1:1 SEN experience to work across their primary and secondary departments. Pupils within the school are all diagnosed with a special educational need and will have an education, health and care plan. Each pupil will have an individual learning and therapy programme which the successful applicant will implement daily.

Having confidence with these needs and being open to additionally supporting with personal care or moving and handling will be vital.

You will be a valued part of the team providing a safe and engaging educational environment which celebrates the uniqueness of every child.

About the Special School (Hampton)

This Special School is in Hampton in the London Borough of Richmond and is part of trust of 3 special schools in the area.

This school has both a primary, secondary and off-site centre for SEN pupils in a local mainstream secondary school. Pupils have moderate learning difficulties, many of whom have additional complex needs, including autism. 

  • Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019
  • ages four to 16
  • 140 pupils
  • Girls and boys
  • On-site therapy team, soft playroom, sensory room and outdoor learning provision
  • A maximum of eight students in a class
  • Special school established for over 20 years and joined a successful special school trust in 2016

This special school are seeking a professional who is:

  • Experienced as a support worker or with 1:1 SEN support
  • Confidence using SEN support skills to work with children in special education
  • Available full-time for work in Hampton, Richmond
  • Able to support with personal care (toileting), hoisting, moving and handling and/or medical administration
  • Additional experience with Makaton, visual timetables, SCERTs, Attention Autism, intensive interaction, cued articulation and TEACCH is highly beneficial

WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT APPLICANTS WHO HAVE RESIDENCE IN LONDON AND ARE LOCAL TO BOROUGH OF RICHMOND.

To Apply – SEN Support Worker  

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

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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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