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Profound Needs Support Assistant


Job Description:

Have you previously worked as a carer or support worker? Do you have experience working with profound or complex needs? Have you provided personal and physical care?

If the above sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for dedicated support assistants to work with students with profound needs, at a specialist education setting in Darlington. Someone who is motivated by helping others, patient and resilient would be perfect for this role.

The school provides care and education to support young people who have complex needs and specialises in the communication and learning challenges associated with this.

Key responsibilities
• To ensure high standards of personal hygiene for each student and support them with personal care needs
• To promote structure, boundaries and domestic routines; ensuring a pleasant, clean and safe environment for the students in your care
• To carry out all duties, as directed by the class teachers to maximise learning opportunities for all children and young people
• To undertake relevant training programmes as and when required

To be successful in this role you must be comfortable with the feeding, changing and toileting of young people.

• You must have some experience within an Educational setting, working with Special Educational Needs, or within a domiciliary care capacity.

• Further qualifications in Manual Handling/Hoist training are desirable but not essential.

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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