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Support Worker - SEN

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Are you looking for work Supporting students in the Alton area? Do you have experience working with children who have Special Educational Needs?

Teaching Personnel are working with a Special Needs school who cater for children and young adults up to the age of 23 years, with physical difficulties to include Cerebral Palsy and Muscular Dystrophy, as well as other needs such as communication difficulties. The main purpose of this role is to assist students within their classrooms and daily lives.

As the successful candidate, you will be required to work in both the school as well as the residential sites located on the school premises, where you will be taking on a supportive role in all aspects.

Requirements:

- Assist in implementing individual care plans.

- Flexibility to work different shifts which include weekends and nights.

- Must be comfortable carrying out personal care, and have previous experience doing so.

- Use your initiative and get involved with the pupils.

- Must have a relevant qualification or previous experience working in healthcare, or with Special Needs individuals.

- Be prepared to undergo additional training as required.

- The pupils are encouraged to work independently, so patience is essential.

This is a lovely school, who really invest in the pupils that are in attendance, through all aspects of their daily life. In order to ensure that each pupil thrives, the school need the right staff to aid their pupil's development and dedicate themselves to the task at hand.

You would be welcome to spend a voluntary day in the school, upon undergoing and completing a vetting process.

If you feel that your skills and experience are suited to this role, please do send your CV and a brief cover letter to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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