Personal Care Assistant

Location: Darlington
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11150231
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Have you previously worked in a care or support setting? Do you have skills in supporting those with often complex needs? Have you provided personal and physical care?

If the answer is yes to any of those questions, and you are seeking a new challenge, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for dedicated support assistants to work with students with profound needs, at a specialist education setting in Darlington. Someone who is motivated by helping others, patient and resilient would be perfect for this role.

The school provides care and education and support young people who have complex needs and specialise in the communication and learning challenges associated with this.

Key responsibilities
• To ensure high standards of personal hygiene for each student and support them with personal care needs
• To promote structure, boundaries and domestic routines; ensuring a pleasant, clean and safe environment for the students in your care
• To carry out all duties, as directed by the class teachers to maximise learning opportunities for all children and young people
• To undertake relevant training programmes as and when required

• You must have some experience within an Educational setting, working with Special Educational Needs, or within a domicillary care capacity.
• Further qualifications in Manual Handling/Hoist training are desirable but not essential.

Protocol Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.