Course Start Dates: 15/11/21, 22/11/21, 29/11/21, 06/12/21

  • Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Job Location: Westerham, Kent
  • Contract type: Full Time, Temporary
  • Salary: £10ph

Job Description

As a Student Support Assistant working within this residential special school you will support children and young people with physical disabilities and complex medical needs from age 4 to 19.
As a Student Support Assistant you will:
• support students within the learning and residential environments in order to promote their intellectual, physical, social and emotional development;
• promote a caring environment and provide a high standard of care including washing, toileting, bathing and mealtime assistance;
• ensure that communication with students, staff and other departments is effective and contributes to our high standards of care and personal development for students;
• maintain excellent standards of safety and good practice in relation to safeguarding, health and safety issues, implementing students’ care plans and appropriately using the recording and reporting processes
The role will include a substantial amount of moving and handling and personal care. Although experience of complex physical and medical needs is not essential, as we provide comprehensive training, an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is.
Typical set weekly shifts include two early shifts from 7.00am to 2.00pm, two late shifts from 12.30pm to 10.00pm and a day shift from 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Hours worked on set shifts between 7am and 10pm.

Training Before Interview

Please note that you will need to complete the training package below before being offered an interview. Training is funded and offered at no charge to the individual.

Training is either delivered in our COVID safe, training centre, in small groups where we have social distancing and protective measures following Department of Education guidance or it can be delivered online in the safety of your own home in a virtual class group led by one of our tutors- the choice is yours. When you complete the course you will be interviewed for the role.

  • Go Train Centre: Maidstone
  • Course Delivery: Classroom & Virtual
  • Courses Taken: Customer Service
  • Course Length: 1 week classroom 2 week virtual
  • Course Start Dates: 15/11/21, 22/11/21, 29/11/21, 06/12/21

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