support worker in wigan

13 October 2017
karl lucas, randstad education
job type
£ 8.50 - £ 9.50 per hour
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wigan, north west
sub specialism
Further Education
job type
£ 8.50 - £ 9.50 per hour
reference number
karl lucas, randstad education
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job description

Learning Support Assistant with personal care responsibilities.

Are you able to work with challenging young people?

We have an urgent need for Learning Support Assistants to work with FE / College Students in the Wigan area.

This is an excellent opportunity for people with the right qualification and experience Responsibilities of the post:

Working within the College's Special Educational Needs department, you will be supporting students through one to one support including personal care, and assistance with basic skills.
Roles and responsibilities will involve:

* Supporting the student with their course, improving independence
* Where needed assisting with mobility and personal care
* Working with other learning support workers and lecturers to ensure that pupils receive maximum support

Successful applicants MUST HAVE

* Experience of working with pupils aged 16+, ideally in an FE setting
* PEG Feeding experience
* Excellent knowledge and hands on experience supporting students with Profound and Multiple learning difficulties
* Comfortable with helping students with personal care and have manual handling training

If you feel you meet the above criteria then please apply now for more information.

* Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour and always strive to get the best out of your students
* Be well organised and be able to plan effectively Be adaptable to cope with any situation

The post itself is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate as well as satisfactory references, and applications from Newly Qualified TA's will be considered.

* If you feel that you have these qualities and that this role is something that you would like to be considered for then please either e-mail your CV to Karl Lucas at BESS via our website or contact the office directly by phone for a chat.
* OFFICE: 01772 259966 Mobile: 07507 837 654
* RANDSTAD offers very competitive daily rates of pay (£8.20 - £9.20 per day) as well as an honest and upfront approach from an experienced dedicated team.
* We all take great pride in providing a quality service to schools and candidates in the Wigan area.

Randstad Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer we specialise in consistently placing fully qualified Teachers, cover supervisors, teaching assistants and office admin workers into positions within secondary, primary schools, SEND as well as Nursery staff acrossthe north West


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