SEN Teaching Assistant / Care Support Worker (College)

EasyWeb NFP
Much Hadham
£17,859 to £20,219
18 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
SEN Teaching Assistant / Care Support Worker (College)

Our client is a charity which provides high quality specialist care and education to individuals with epilepsy and severe neurological conditions. Due to an increase in their student numbers they are looking for individuals to join the established team of support workers in their College whose role takes them into the classroom as well as providing care and support to learners who live on site with them. The organisation is based just outside Much Hadham, in a lovely parkland location.

Their teams provide person centred care and education, and they are proud of the difference they make to the lives of vulnerable young people, enabling them to maximise their potential, and live their lives to the full.

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant / Care Support Worker (College)
Location: Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire (Commutable from Bishop’s Stortford, Harlow, Saffron Walden, Stevenage, St Albans and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Full and part time hours, with a mixture of early and late shifts (07:15 to 14:45 and 14:15 to 21:45 with 20 minutes paid break). Some weekend work is required (2 in 4 weekends). Full time workers work 5 shifts per week (37.5 hours).
Salary: £17,859 to £20,219 per annum plus weekend enhancements and overtime opportunities
Benefits: Include high street retail / leisure and other discounts Free life assurance A free Employee Assistance Programme Subsidised on site cafeteria Free on-site parking Subsidised staff transport from Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Bishops Stortford and Thorley.

About the role:

You will be working with their inspirational learners (19 to 25 years old). This role offers lots of variety, working in the classroom as well as supporting learners to develop their everyday living skills, develop independence, and enable them to access a range of activities in the wider community. You would also assist and provide personal care.

About you:

Previous experience or a qualification is not essential as full, free ongoing training is provided as well as a comprehensive induction to the Centre, and the role.

The organisation offers encouragement and opportunity for development and further qualifications - they offer a level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care (learning disability pathway) and / or relevant qualifications in learning.

If you are new to care and / or an education support role and do not have a relevant qualification, you would start with them on £17,459. With a level 2 qualification the salary range is up to £20,219.

All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS, the cost of which is paid by the Centre.

You must be aged 18 or over before you start work with our client. Please note they are not on a public transport route.

You may have experience of the following: Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant, SEN, LSA, Learning Support Assistant, Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Youth Worker, Special Education Needs, Social Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.