SEND Learning Support Assistant / Residential Care Worker

Vision for Education Newcastle
Newcastle Upon Tyne
01 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Vision for Education are now actively recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work with and support Primary, Secondary, Post 16 students and young Adults who have special educational needs of varying levels. Vision are proud to be working in a new and exciting partnership with a fantastic local charity that specialise in providing education, residential and support to vulnerable people across the North East.

Staff will be required across the charity to work on a day to day, long term and often hourly basis so flexibility, adaptability and a consistent level of commitment are essential attributes.

This is an excellent opportunity for care and support workers who would like to gain experience in the education sector. Likewise we would welcome applications from experienced Teaching / Learning Support Assistants who would like to further their experience within SEND.

Applicants must:

* Have experience of working with young people or adults who have complex learning and or behavioural needs.
* Be available to work in the Newcastle or North Tyneside area.
* Be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria.
* Hold a current DBS certificate and it be registered on the online update service. If your DBS is not registered online or you do not hold a DBS Vision will assist in your application.

In return, as an agency we offer:

* Excellent and transparent rates starting from £8.41 per hour.
* Consistent seminars and training courses such as Team Teach, Moving & Handling Autism Awareness (paid for by Vision) to continue your individual professional development.
* Dedicated team that work with our supply staff to place them in schools and locations that suit them.
* Wages paid directly into bank account every week via PAYE.
* We are an agency that won't charge your school a fee should they wish to offer you a permanent contract; we won't stand in the way of your career.

For further information, please call Dan Rutledge (Assistant Branch Manager - SEND) on 01912291386 or email CV and details to

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