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Special Needs Welfare Assistant

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Special Needs Welfare Assistant

Teaching Personnel are looking for Welfare Assistants to join provisions for children with Special Educational Needs in the Barnsley area. As a Welfare Assistant you will be responsible for ensuring that your students are comfortable around school. The students you support will have a range of needs e.g. physical disabilities, severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties.

About the role:

  • You will be supporting children in different classrooms assisting with personal care and toileting
  • You will be employed by Teaching Personnel, visiting the local schools we work with
  • You will be required to use hoists and mechanically aided equipment to enable student participation and comfort
  • You will support students moving in and around school
  • You will adopt a risk management approach
  • Weekly pay with rates of between £50-£60 a day

About the candidate:

  • Training, such as Moving and Handling, is preferred which teaches safe methods of moving others (this can be gained through Teaching Personnel)
  • Experience supporting others- SEN students, those in care homes, private clients
  • No qualifications needed, just relevant experience
  • Drivers license preferred as you may be required to travel between roles

Teaching Personnel can offer you additional training for this role. We also offer you access to our online CPD Academy which is focused on your personal development. You will have the flexible to choose when you work and your own dedicated Recruitment Consultant will help you along the way.

If you are interested then please send an up to date CV or click APPLY now. For more information on other roles we have available, call 0114 241 3341.

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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