Health Care Assistant
Timeplan is currently working with a large SEN school in Lambeth, who are recruiting for several health care assistants to start ASAP. All positions are full time, ongoing, paid via the agency. Working hours are 8.15am - 4.00pm, Monday - Friday.
This multi-cultural school caters for a diverse group of 2-11-year-olds, providing encouragement and a positive learning environment. Students have a range of needs including ASD, SLD and PMLD. The school's area of expertise is a focus on sensory and physical disabilities, and they offer both pupils and staff all the right resources to succeed.
Shortlisted candidates must have previous SEN experience, especially with PMLD and complex needs. Responsibilities will include completing personal care, such as toileting, dressing and feeding, as well as supporting children in their lessons and therapy sessions. It is imperative you have excellent communication skills, as you will be liaising with outside agencies such as therapists, nurses, and doctors. Written communication skills are key, as you will be required to report on students' progress to both staff and parents. All candidates must have in date manual handling training.
For the right person, the school will offer excellent pay rates and a state-of-the-art working environment.
Key skills and experience needed:
Experience supporting children and young adults with ASD, PMLD and complex needs
Previous support work within a school or other child related experience
In date manual handling training
One to one and small group work
Enthusiasm and friendly approachThe school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS if your current DBS is not on the update service.
Timeplan is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation.
If you are looking for a rewarding role in SEND and want to make difference, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV today or you can contact Keizsha Armstrong on (phone number removed) or via email