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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Sevenoaks
  • Start date: 02 Jan 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10959454
  • Branch: London SEND South East
  • Consultant: Paul Cater
  • Call: 020 8971 1284
Job description
Learning Support Assistant (SEND)
Can you make a difference by being responsible for enabling students to learn, promoting their independence and helping them to achieve? Then an outstanding SEND school in West Kent want Student Support Assistants like you!
As a Student Support Assistant you will:
·Support students within the learning and/or residential environment in order to promote each student's intellectual, physical, social, emotional and spiritual development;
·Promote a caring environment and provide a high standard of care including washing, toileting and mealtime assistance;
·Ensure that communication with students, staff and other departments is effective and contributes to securing efficiency and high standards of care and personal development for students;
·Maintain high standards of safety and observe good practice in relation to health and safety issues, implement students' care plans and appropriately use the recording and reporting processes.
The role will include a substantial amount of moving and handling and personal care.
Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable along with Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) A*-C grade, however an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.
The successful candidate will be supported to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare if this has not already been achieved. The school also offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of students.
Hours worked on a set shift pattern between 7am to 10pm - morning, day and evening shifts available
If you are interested and excited by this job role, please respond directly to this advert, email paul.cater@protocol-education.com or call 0208 4618900


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