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Student Support Assistant - Shifts available

  • Location: Sevenoaks
  • Start date: 05 Nov 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11070538
  • Branch: London SEND South East
  • Consultant: Louise Waite
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Job description
A beautiful School in Sevonoaks set in acres of lush greenland require dynamic Student Support Assistants for full and part time permanent opportunities working on a set shift pattern on early shifts (starting at 7am Tuesday to Friday) and/or late shifts (finishing at 10pm Monday to Thursday).

We 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 the students.

Occasional weekend shifts are also available for 16 weekends that we are open for students.

Our Student Support Assistants are committed individuals that want to make a difference by being responsible for enabling students to learn, promoting their independence and helping them to achieve.

As a Student Support Assistant you will:
• support students within the learning and/or residential environment in order to promote each students 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
and aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.

If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact John at Protocol Education on 0208 461 8900 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to louise.waite@protocol-education.com


We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00

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