Children's Care Assistants - Wallsend

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Education
Region:
North East
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
£56 to £70 per day
Posted:
26/02/2019
Recruiter:
Teaching Personnel
Job Ref:
PMLDSS

Teaching Personnel are recruiting care assistants to support and care for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities for a partner school based in Wallsend.

There are numerous roles available to support pupils of all age ranges, from 0-17 years. Pupils at the school have a range of complex conditions which include behaviours that can challenge, epilepsy, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Angelman Syndrome, Diabetes, Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome, Communication Difficulties, Dysphagia, PEG/ PEJ, reduced skin integrity and Autism.

Applicants with a background in care work (supporting either children or adults) or teaching assistant work would be ideally suited for the role.

Typical daily tasks include:

* assisting with personal care and continence requirements
* assisting with PEG or PEJ feeds.
* administering medication or medication prompts.
* assisting pupils with Dysphagia concerns at mealtimes
* supporting with classroom work
* supporting therapy session

A typical day would be from 8.30am-3.30pm. The roles are full time and temporary initially, however there is a strong possibility of a permanent contract for the right candidate.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01707386335
Contact: Katie Scott
Email:

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