SEN - Sen Teaching Assistant

Posted 18 June by Reed Education
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Welfare and Personal Care Assistants needed!

Grade 5

£10,650 to £11,010 [FTE Salary £23,500 to £24,294]

20 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, term time only

Monday to Friday 10am – 2pm

To start as soon as possible

A Welfare and Personal Care Assistant role is rewarding, exciting and challenging.

If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and young people with special needs this could be a great role for you. Previous special school experience is not necessary, but it is essential you fully share our values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Establish rapport and respectful, trusting relationships with young people, acting as a role model, and setting high expectations.

• Promote inclusion and acceptance of all

• Assess the needs of young people and use detailed knowledge of personal care needs to support them

• Ensure safety, welfare, and personal hygiene. (Basic first aid to be included where appropriate)

• Promote self-esteem and independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance

• Work as part of a team assisting in the personal care and management of pupils with a disability and/or medical condition

• Liaise with professional staff in the care management of individual children/students

• Attend to physical and personal hygiene needs including: · Bathing and cleansing · Toileting pupils and helping them learn to use specialist equipment · Dressing and undressing · Feeding, where necessary and being aware of special techniques, which may be used (after training) · Moving and handling pupils (after training)

• Undertake minor tasks related to maintaining and enhancing the school environment.

• Take a full and active part in the life of the school.

• Undertake other duties as may be commensurate with the grade and nature of the post. 

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Reference: 52894864

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