Healthcare Assistant (School Based)

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Greenwich,London,United Kingdom
Salary
£75 - £85 Per Day, depending on experience
Posted
13 Jan 2022 20:59
Closes
10 Feb 2022 23:59
Reference
1462055158
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Healthcare Assistant (School Based)

Healthcare Assistant (School Based)GreenwichASAPTimeplan is currently working with a large SEN school in Greenwich, who are recruiting several Classroom Healthcare Assistants for full-time long-term opportunities paid via the agency.The school caters for students aged 2-19 with an EHCP for PMLD, SLD, Autism (ASD) and complex needs. They have a strong academic focus; however, they also wish to develop student's independence in a fun and nurturing way.Shortlisted Healthcare Assistants must have previous SEN experience, especially with PMLD, complex needs and challenging behaviour. You will be working in a class of 4-6 pupils providing 1:1 support. Classes are generally formed based on age groups, however there will be varying abilities, with some students being non-verbal, therefore PECs and Makaton are desirable. There will also be personal care involved, so in date manual handling training is required. Training in tracheostomy and PEG feeding is advantageous. Successful applicants are caring, calm and pro-active with a keen interest in SEN.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 with PMLD, complex needs and challenging behaviourPrevious support work within a school or other child related experienceOne to one and small group workProfessional manorEnthusiasm 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