Private Teaching Assistant/Support Worker

Rekha Neilson
Little Downham, UK
04 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
**Private Teaching Assistant/Personal Care Assistant position with a family based in Little Downham**

**Up to 30 hours per week contracted plus overtime**

**Training provided during paid hours**

**Holiday pay and Pension Scheme**

**Hourly rate from £10 - £13**

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is looking for a rewarding, challenging and interesting role with a great family who live in Little Downham, near Ely.

We are looking for an experienced children's care and support worker to support a happy, affectionate 16 year old boy with bags of energy. Experience with epilepsy, moving and handling and personal care would be an advantage.

You will need to be able to offer flexibility across the week to work as part of a team working to a rota.

You would be supporting this young man with personal care, feeding, play and social activities in a loving and happy family home. In addition you will support a SEN home education programme which will focus on his personal development, learning and communication skills.

You will need to be a very energetic, positive and upbeat person and willing to learn, with the family.

You will also need to be a driver with your own transport to access the workplace due to limited public transport links.

The successful applicant will be hardworking, reliable, committed, honest and trustworthy with a cheerful sense of humour and able to offer a commitment of at least a year.

This position offers up to 26 hours a week and full training will be given.

Shifts will be Monday 2pm - 7.30pm, Thursdays and Fridays 8am-2.30pm and one 8 hour shift at weekends. An additional 2 hours every three weeks is required for team meetings, which is paid. Overtime is also available.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.

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