Title: Full Time Teaching Assistant/Support worker
Nearest Train Station: Ely
Wage:Up to £15.00 gross per hour
Driver required? Yes
Use of a car? Own car essential
Essential: Willingness to learn, common sense
Preferable: Background in teaching, experience supporting young people with special needs, epilepsy, autism awareness
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: 37 hours per week, permanent contract
About this client/child:
Robert, 18, is a happy and affectionate young man. He loves running in open spaces, swimming, horse riding and other physical activities. He also enjoys playing board games. Robert is autistic, has processing sensory disorder and epilepsy. Roberts is non-verbal and communicates with gestures and cards. He requires assistance with all aspects of personal care, daily activities and social skills.
Overview of role:
In this role as Teaching Assistant, you will support Robert with his home education program, assist him to access as much learning as possible and achieve, where possible, age- appropriate targets. You will use your initiative to develop, adapt and implement a specific learning programme for Robert’s learning needs and implement techniques from his therapists and family. You will be creative and have the ability to think outside the box when it comes to teaching. You will need to be fit, strong and vigilant to ensure Robert’s safety at all times, especially when outside. 30+ hours per week, opportunity to work overtime. The rota is based on 3 weeks, incorporating midweek shifts and weekend shifts. Within each three weeks there will be a full working weekend, a one day weekend and a full weekend off. Shifts are split into following times: 8.00am to 2.30pm and 2.00pm to 7.30pm. The hourly rate is £12.00 - £15.00 gross per hour depending on experience. This is a all year round role, not a term time only.
Who this job would suit:.
This job will suit an energetic and proactive candidate who is looking for a new opportunity and would like to gain a new skills. You will be a team player and enjoy working within a family home and providing 1:1 support.
What’s great about this job:
You will gain new skills working with a client with autism and behaviour that may challenge. You will receive a full training for Robert’s education plan and epilepsy. Fantastic role for candidates who would like to start their career path in SEN education and support work.
Client/Family met by Snap?
No. We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.
Kamila is recruiting for this role
or 020 7729 2200
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