Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £9.00 to £12.00 /hour

As an experienced and qualified Support Worker / SEN LSA you will support children and young adults with varying disabilities by providing a wide range of services including:

  • Providing full personal care
  • Assisting with engaging age and ability appropriate activities
  • Supporting child centred learning in a classroom environment
  • Undertake and share domestic tasks with the team

Requirements of the role of Support Worker:

  • Always working to achieve person centred care, trust and respect.
  • Available to work full-time from 32 – 37 hours a week
  • Various shifts available including school hours, evenings and weekends.
  • Activities will include accessing opportunities in the community and encouraging independence skills.

Qualifications and experience required for the role of Support Worker:

  • An appropriate NVQ certificate in Child Care or Teaching Support or the commitment to undertake a qualification is essential and needs to be completed within an agreed time frame.
  • An understanding of the principles of equal opportunities.
  • Experience of supporting children or young adults with autism, complex needs, MLD, cerebral palsy, visually impaired, SLD or other disabilities.
  • The physical capacity to partake in the moving and handling of service users.
  • The ability to follow programmes, care plans and risk assessments.

Benefits of the job:

  • Competitive salary starting from £9.00 per hour
  • Increased hourly wage for working unsocial hours
  • Ongoing contracts in various SEN Schools in the local area
  • School hours and term time option

In order to be considered for this role, contact Simply Supply today for further details

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